Arctic Warming Up Fast

Arctic News reports that “On March 30, 2019, Arctic sea ice extent was  a record low for the measurements at ads.nipr.ac.jp for the time of year.”

“As the Arctic warms up faster than the rest of the world, the temperature difference between the North Pole and the Equator narrows, making the jet stream wavier, thus enabling warm air over the Pacific Arctic to move more easily into the Arctic.”

“With Arctic sea ice at a low, it won’t be able to act as a buffer to absorb heat for long, with the danger that an influx of warm, salty water will reach the seafloor and trigger methane eruptions….” Read more . . .

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