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Arctic summer sea ice to disappear with 2C warming, study says

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A new study, published in Science, pinpoints the direct relationship between carbon emissions and the amount of Arctic sea ice melt they cause as the climate warms

November 3, 2016 — For every tonne of CO2 emitted into the atmosphere, summer sea ice cover in the Arctic shrinks by three square metres, the researchers say.  Continue reading Arctic summer sea ice to disappear with 2C warming, study says