On this date in 2008, Arctic sea ice volume was about 5,000 km³. Today it is 13,000 km³.

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Our top experts said the Arctic would be ice-free by 2008.

Expert: Arctic polar cap may disappear this summer_English_Xinhua

North Pole May Be Ice-Free for First Time This Summer

BBC NEWS | UK | Swimmer aims to kayak to N Pole

This week in 2008, I wrote this article in The Register.

Arctic ice refuses to melt as ordered • The Register

via Real Climate Science

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August 9, 2021 by tonyheller