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Fifteen years ago, it was announced that polar bears will be extinct in 25 years due to vanishing sea ice.

22 Apr 2006, 7 – The Windsor Star at Newspapers.com

Since then there has been no change in Arctic sea ice extent.

ftp://osisaf.met.no/prod_test/ice/index/v2p1/nh/osisaf_nh_sie_daily.txt

Now experts say polar bears “could vanish” by the end of the century.

Polar bears could vanish by the end of the century, scientists predict | Live Science

They also said that satellite records began in 1979 :

“Arctic sea ice has been steadily decreasing since the beginning of satellite records in 1979”

The 1990 IPCC report said satellite records began in the early 1970s when ice extent was much lower.

1990 IPCC Report

The increase in Arctic sea ice didn’t suit the agenda, so in the 2001 IPCC report they altered the data.

https://archive.ipcc.ch/ipccreports/tar/wg1/062.htm

The Arctic was much warmer five thousand years ago and may have been ice-free. Polar Bears survived just fine.

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

Holocene Treeline History and Climate Change Across Northern Eurasia – ScienceDirect

via Real Climate Science

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November 7, 2021