“Steepest slope ever.”

By Steven Goddard

We have been hearing a lot about how the decline in Arctic ice is following the “steepest slope ever.” The point is largely meaningless, but we can have some fun with it. The Bremen Arctic/Antarctic maps are superimposed above, showing that ice in the Antarctic is at a record high and growing at the “steepest slope ever.” You will also note that most of the world’s sea ice is located in the Antarctic. But those are inconvenient truths when trying to frighten people into believing that “the polar ice caps are melting.”

There are several favorite lines of defense when trying to rationalize away the record Antarctic ice.

Lees hele artikel -> wattsupwiththat.com (artikel bevat ook veel recente info arctisch zeeijs)

Zie ook: http://arctic.atmos.uiuc.edu/cryosphere/IMAGES/seaice.recent.antarctic.png

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