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Bad News About Arctic Ice Pack

From the New York Times (but also reported widely elsewhere):

Scientists Report Severe Retreat of Arctic Ice. The cap of floating sea ice on the Arctic Ocean this year shrank more than one million square miles below the average minimum area reached in recent decades. By ANDREW C. REVKIN. [NYT > Home Page]

September 21, 2007 Posted by | Environment | Comments Off on Bad News About Arctic Ice Pack

Tioga Pass Snow – September 21, 2007

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Here’s the evidence – snow at Tioga Pass this morning. (Photo from the Tioga Pass webcam.) While always exciting, getting a dusting like this is not terribly unusual in late September or early October. It usually melts out within a day or so. However, there is an interesting weather forecast for later today – the word’s “heavy snow” are included for portions of the high country. Hard to believe that, but we’ll see.

September 21, 2007 Posted by | Commentary, Yosemite | Comments Off on Tioga Pass Snow – September 21, 2007

   

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