UPDATE: NEW NASA SATELLITE IMAGERY
By Paul Beckwith
The Arctic region of our planet acts as a climatic air conditioner, and the air conditioner is conking out. We have a problem Houston.
Over the past few weeks, massive cracks have appeared in the ice that connects the Beaufort Gyre region to Alaska. As a result of last summer’s record sea ice-loss, the winter ‘refreezing’ process went dismally and the surface area and thickness never...