Posted February 9, 2016 5:57 pm by Comments

By Justin Stakes

Figure 1: Cover of the January-February 2016 Issue of Audubon Magazine.

The society’s misleading claims about a climate crisis in the Arctic must be corrected

By Robert W. Endlich

Figure 1: Cover of the January-February 2016 Issue of Audubon Magazine.
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United States -( the P-38 airplane that landed there in 1942, was buried in 268 ft of ice before she was recovered in 1992. That’s 268 feet in 50 years, well over 5 feet of ice accumulation a year, much of it during a period when Earth was warming and Greenland was supposedly losing ice.

Audubon’s cover photo features a Russian oil rig amid an ice-covered Arctic Ocean. It is intended to instil fear, by suggesting that a once solidly icy Arctic is melting rapidly. However, history shows that the Nordic ice extent has been decreasing since at least the 1860s, and probably since the depth of the Little Ice Age, around 1690. In fact, historic data (Figure 3), indicate that multi-decadal variability of Nordic Sea extent (some 30-45% more or less ice during each cycle) has been occurring for over 150 years.

<img src="http://www.ammoland.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Figure-3.jpg?616f59" alt="Figure 3. From Vinje (2001), showing the reduction in April sea ice extent in the Nordic Seas since …Read the Rest

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