Arctic Climate Explorers give up sailing to the ‘melting’ North Pole because – there’s too much ice!

Watts Up With That?

From the arcticmission reports, where they try to put the best spin on this colossal failure as reported by the BBC:

Pen Hadow sets sail for North Pole as Arctic ice melts
British explorer Pen Hadow and his crew have set sail from Alaska, in an attempt to become the first people ever to sail to the North Pole.
With Arctic ice melting at an unprecedented rate, previously inaccessible waters are opening up, creating the potential for their planned 5,500 km (3,500 mile) journey for the first time in human history.

Um, no. Here is the view of the North pole today, as reported by the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC):

Image source: NSIDC, captions by WUWT

From NSIDC:

Cooler conditions, slower melt

August 21, 2017

A cooler than average first half of the month kept ice loss at a sluggish pace with little change in the ice…

View original post 494 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s