Hmm, the most ice in 9 years.
Now, I should note that last year wasn’t too much less than it is this year for this time of year. So, I wouldn’t read much into this as to how it relates to the minimum we’ll see in September.
However, I would say that this year and the preceding years have pretty much quashed a couple of notions.
First, an ideal many alarmists like to bandy about is that any “harm” to the Arctic is irreversible. I would state that less ice is better, but, the nutters like to believe less ice is harmful. Either way, we see the ice loss or gain isn’t in a permanent state, and that each year the arctic ice recovers quit nicely.
Related to that is the notion that we’ll ever have a year round ice free arctic. No, not anytime soon. I’ll…
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