Massive Arctic Ice Gain Over The Past Five Years

Arctic sea ice extent is up 40% from this date five years ago.

2012   2017

Greenland’s surface gained ten times as much ice as it did five years ago, and was the fifth highest on record.

Guest post: How the Greenland ice sheet fared in 2017 | Carbon Brief

Greenland’s most famous glacier, the Petermann Glacier, has grown substantially and steadily over the past five years.

NASA Satellite Imagery

This is a big change from 1939 when the glaciers of Greenland and Norway were facing catastrophic collapse.

17 Dec 1939, Page 15 – Harrisburg Sunday Courier

NASA responded quite predictably to the inconvenient 1930’s warmth in the Eastern Arctic – by simply trying to erase it.

Data.GISS: GISS Surface Temperature Analysis

It is also a big change from 65 years ago when the glaciers of Norway and Alaska had lost half their mass and threatened to drown seaports.


Climate scientists have responded to this year’s large Arctic ice gain by doing the only thing they know how to do – lie about it.

Read more at Real Climate Science

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    Polar ice? Whatever. Hurricanes are where it’s at. The Climate Alarm Machine is back in high gear.

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    Spurwing Plover


    And Al Bore said the Arctic Icecaps would be gone by now. And one of the biggist deceptions by liberal cartoonists is show Penguins and Polarbears in the same enviroments they live poles apart the penguins in the south the bears in the north

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