Antarctic Sea Ice Sets Another Record

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    Shrinks in the Arctic, grows in the Antarctic.

    And vice versa...

    It's called 'weather', too bad the AGW crowd has never studied it...
     
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    I am curious as to why this is true.
     
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    OK. Here we go again. The Antarctic sea ice maximum is about 500,000 square kilometers over the norm. About 1/32 larger than normal for this time of year. It's minimum hasn't changed much at all.

    http://arctic.atmos.uiuc.edu/cryosphere/IMAGES/seaice.area.antarctic.png

    The Arctic sea ice minimum is over 50% lower than it was for the first ten years of observations. And the maximum is about 1 million square kilometers less than it was during the first decade of observations.

    http://arctic.atmos.uiuc.edu/cryosphere/IMAGES/seaice.area.arctic.png

    And here you can see the rapid decline in the Arctic sea ice in graphic form, year to year;
    Northern Hemisphere Sea Ice Area
     
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    Uncle Ferd says, "Yea, gonna get so warm all Hell gonna freeze over...
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    Experts: Global warming means more Antarctic ice
    10 Oct.`12 - WASHINGTON (AP) — The ice goes on seemingly forever in a white pancake-flat landscape, stretching farther than ever before. And yet in this confounding region of the world, that spreading ice may be a cockeyed signal of man-made climate change, scientists say.

     
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    ..and the Antarctic holds something like 90% of the world's ice which you never see the man-made global warming crowd want to discuss. It's much easier for them to have something to protest about, even when fabricated by bought and paid for pseudo science, or they feel useless. While the rest of the non-whining normal folk get by just enjoying life.
     
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