Most climate models say the Antarctic sea ice should be decreasing — but, of course, it’s not

LiveScience reports:

Most climate models say the Antarctic sea ice should be decreasing, but a slight increase is within the realm of natural variability, said climate scientist Julienne Stroeve of the National Snow & Ice Data Center (NSIDC).

“Antarctica is quite cold, and even 5 degrees Celsius [9 degrees Fahrenheit] of warming is not going to make much of a difference,” Stroeve told LiveScience.

That same amount of warming would affect the Arctic dramatically.

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2 thoughts on “Most climate models say the Antarctic sea ice should be decreasing — but, of course, it’s not”

  1. Global Warming theory is amazing because there is no way to contradict it. Everything seems to be within the range of natural variablitity, and then 50 years out bam – suddenly the temps will pop up 10 degc, or 20, or who knows the planet will turn into another Venus.

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