Sunday 24 May 2020

Towards an ice-free Arctic?

Here is a review of some of the basic science of Arctic sea ice that I have covered many times over the years.

Blue Ocean Event : Game 

A Blue Ocean Event, or Ice-Free Arctic, is the source of almost fever pitch speculation in the climate science world. The consequences of the disappearance of sea ice from the arctic ocean, however briefly, at the end of a summer melt season some time in the not too distant future, are potentially very ominous for the way we organise our human socio-economic structures today. This week, we consider what those consequences may look like.

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