NEW evidence has cast doubt on claims that the world’s ice-caps are melting, it emerged last night. Satellite data shows that concerns over the levels of sea ice may have been premature.
It was feared that the polar caps were vanishing because of the effects of global warming.
But figures from the respected US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration show that almost all the “lost” ice has come back. Ice levels which had shrunk from 13million sq km in January 2007 to just four million in October, are almost back to their original levels.
Figures show that there is nearly a third more ice in Antarctica than is usual for the time of year.
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Nå skal det sies at ved økte temperaturer i havet, så fordampes mer havvann, som kommer tilbake igjen som nedbør - ergo mer snø. Men det er FNs klimapanel som sier at polarisen forsvinner. Og klimadebatten er jo som kjent over..