The Arctic ice cap acts like a giant planetary thermal shield in the summer: no ice, no shield.
Earth’s Hot Top: Arctic Ice Cap Low, Siberia Heats Up reports Joanna Foster at Climate Progress, with the Arctic Ice cap maximum for 2014 logging in as the 5th smallest ever recorded, indicating yet more threats to Earth’s Arctic thermal shield, a major planetary defense against absorbing far more solar heat. Meanwhile, Siberia is already experiencing summer temperatures and wildfires.
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