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By Pat Cunningham
Feb. 22, 2013 5:05 p.m.

If this upsets you, don’t say I didn’t warn you. Here’s the deal:
The melting of arctic sea ice is happening much faster than previously suspected. The term “death spiral” has been applied to the situation.
Why should you care? HERE‘s why:

This should be the story of the day, week, month, year, and decade. As NERC [the Natural Environmental Research Council] notes, sea ice volume is a much more accurate indicator of the changes taking place in the Arctic.

Many experts now say that if recent volume trends continue we will see a “near ice-free Arctic in summer” ...

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