Tuesday, March 7, 2017

A Strange Coincidence

You have to love the serendipity, the coincidence. The following two items are adjacent to each other on the Lucianne.com website, posted by two different contributors. The first:
Arctic circle could become completely free of sea ice even if global warming limited to two degrees Celsius
Independent (U.K.) by Ian Johnston, citation
Meanwhile the second:
Biting cold that set records in Canadian Arctic poised to invade eastern U.S. this weekend
Washinton Post by Jason Samenow, citation
Record-setting cold in the Canadian Arctic and an ice-free Arctic Ocean - at the same time? How is this possible? Doesn't record cold result in lots of ice? You're going to tell me one is climate and the other is weather, but climate is merely aggregated weather.