…but it hasnt retreated as far as 2007.
So what can we make of this news, given that the BBC story states:
Researchers say projections of summer ice disappearing entirely within the next few years increasingly look wrong
Walt Meier, a researcher at the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) in Boulder, Colorado, where the data is collated, said ice had melted unusually fast.
“It was a short melt season – the period from the maximum to the minimum was shorter than we’ve had – but the ice was so thin that even so it melted away quickly,” he told BBC News.
Check out the rest of the story for the details.
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