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Arctic Ice Retreating More Quickly Than Computer Models Project
April 30, 2007
A new study published in Geophysical Research Letters concludes that Arctic sea ice is melting faster than indicated by the computer models used by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The shrinking of summertime ice is about 30 years ahead of IPCC projections.
National Center for Atmospheric Research and the University of Colorado
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