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The Apples & Oranges of Arctic/Antarctic Sea Ice Trend Comparisons

A newly posted Yale Forum video essay refutes bogus comparisons suggesting that increased sea ice around Antarctica offsets sea ice declines in the Arctic, and examines why such an ‘apples and oranges’ comparison is misleading. “But sea ice around Antarctica in the south is growing.” It’s become a common refrain among those challenging much of […]