June 21, 2021

The Arctic is now missing enough ice to cover 23 US states

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By Rafi Letzte From Business Insider Look at the map above. Go to the upper right-hand corner, start with Maine, and start counting. Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, and 96.5% of […]

Arctic sea ice reaches annual peak, but falls far short of average

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By Andrew Freedman From Mashable Arctic sea ice reached its maximum extent for the year on March 21, scientists reported Wednesday, but it did not make up for much of the ground it lost during the past several unusually mild summer melt seasons. The sea ice cover surrounding the North Pole, which expands and thickens […]