December 2010: Lowest Arctic Sea Ice Extent in Satellite Record

The disinformers like to focus on where it’s cold, which happens to be where most of the people of, but where it’s hot looks to be more consequential, given the impacts of melting ice in both the Arctic and Greenland.

That’s part of a piece on Climate Progress regarding the latest news concerning sea ice extent and temperature from leading climate change blogger Joe Romm. Here’s more:

Arctic sea ice extent for December 2010 was the lowest in the satellite record for that month.

The National Snow and Ice Data Center has released its December report on Arctic sea ice.  The human-driven decline continues, spurred by a strong negative phase of the Arctic Oscillation, which leads to this regional air temperature anomaly:

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