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Arctic ice increased during freezing winter

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posted on Apr, 5 2010 @ 10:27 AM

Unusually cold weather, caused by the same patterns that have given Britain its coldest winter for decades, has resulted in levels of ice cover in line with longer-term averages for the first time since 2001. The trend was illustrated in figures for March published by the US National Snow and Ice Data Centre (NSIDC) in Colorado. Related Articles * Grit shortages 'down to freezing temperatures and heavy snow not poor planning' * Climate change rhetoric spirals out of control * Greenland cruise: In the wake of the Vikings * Further snow and ice forecast for rest of the winter * Snow Britain: grit supplies to run out in days * Snow Britain: Weather from France and Russia to blame for Arctic blizzards It has prompted climate change sceptics to question claims the North Pole could be free of ice during summer by 2013. However, the NSIDC stressed the March rise in ice could not be taken as a sign that global warming is coming to an end. A change in the usual pattern of winds around the North Pole has resulted in more cold air than usual in lower latitudes.

and they think we are not starting a global cool down.....

presumably we will get more colder and bitter winters over the next winters to come.

This is good news.

Bad news: UK's winter from hell. Good news: Ice cap has grown Premium Article ! Your account has been frozen. For your available options click the below button. Options Premium Article ! To read this article in full you must have registered and have a Premium Content Subscription with the The Scotsman site. Subscribe Registered Article ! To read this article in full you must be registered with the site. Sign In Register Click on thumbnail to view image Click on thumbnail to view image Click on thumbnail to view image Click on thumbnail to view image Click on thumbnail to view image « Previous « Previous Next » Next » View Gallery Published Date: 05 April 2010 By Susan Smith THE Arctic ice cap has dramatically increased to 2001 levels over the last few months, scientists have revealed. Thousands of square miles of ocean around the North Pole have frozen as a result of the unusual weather phenomenon that caused the dramatic snow experienced in Scotland this winter. Arctic oscillation has created unusually cold winds across the Be ADVERTISEMENT ring Sea, which in turn has caused the increase in the ice cap and allowed icy blasts to escape southwards.

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posted on Apr, 5 2010 @ 10:29 AM
No way..

The Arctic got colder over the winter and more Ice was created?

How strange

I wonder if the IPCC know this? lol

posted on Apr, 5 2010 @ 10:59 AM
Global cooldown for what? The next ice age? We are not due for one for awhile.

If it is warmer that means more ice is melting then it should, creating more fresh water, creating more fresh water to freeze in the winter.

Actually not a good sign.....

Especially if we have a record heat this year like they are predicting.

One cold winter doesn't negate anything people.

posted on Apr, 5 2010 @ 12:26 PM

Originally posted by nixie_nox
Especially if we have a record heat this year like they are predicting.

Like who is predicting? The Manmade Global Warming Propagandists?

We in Ireland and the UK were supposed to have the hottest summer on record last year..

Rained for the whole thing, got about 3 weeks of hot weather..

The same predictions are being made this year..

Im for one am not going to listen to them..

posted on Apr, 6 2010 @ 10:44 AM
reply to post by Dermo

Its only April and we are already breaking records here:

baltimore record heat

record heat Augusta

record heat Buffalo

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