Thursday, August 28, 2008

Recalcitrant Ice Finally Gets Its Arse Into Gear

The Arctic Ice that only a couple of weeks ago was refusing to melt seems to have woken up to itself and its obligations to the 'AGW supporters', 'hysterics' etc. It now looks set to beat last year's record low easily - as long as its stamina holds up between now and mid-September.

I wonder what keen ice watcher, Andrew Bolt, will make of this? In any case, if you need images of the arctic ice cap looking at least a bit bigger than last year, to allay your kids' fears so that they'll sleep at night you'll need to be quick. Here are today's pictures from the University of Illinois: