Five years ago, USA Today and the National Snow and Ice Data Center in Boulder, Colorado said that Arctic sea ice was at a record winter low and temperatures in the Arctic were 15F (9C) above normal. And they announced that it was due to global warming.

Arctic sea ice sets wintertime record low thanks to global warming

Five years later, Arctic sea ice is normal, and Antarctic sea ice is near a record high for the date.

Charctic Interactive Sea Ice Graph | Arctic Sea Ice News and Analysis

One hundred years ago, Arctic ocean temperatures were 23 degrees above normal, and the ocean around Svalbard never froze over.

03 Dec 1922, Page 63 – The Washington Times at Newspapers.com

And 6,000 years ago, the Arctic might have been ice-free.

Less Ice In Arctic Ocean 6000-7000 Years Ago — ScienceDaily

via Real Climate Science

Posted on March 13, 2021 by tonyheller

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March 13, 2021 at 07:42AM