Cheery news

Another cheery message from the US National Snow and Ice Data Centre at Colorado University, who’ve been longitudinally comparing satellite images of polar ice. Via the Independent:

A record loss of sea ice in the Arctic this summer has convinced scientists that the northern hemisphere may have crossed a critical threshold beyond which the climate may never recover. Scientists fear that the Arctic has now entered an irreversible phase of warming which will accelerate the loss of the polar sea ice that has helped to keep the climate stable for thousands of years.

It’ll be nice in Montreal, except for the extra ice storms and 30 degree summers that no one is prepared for…

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