Antarctic sea ice is growing

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    Antarctic sea ice is actually growing — and scientists may have figured out why

    Jul. 7, 2016, 8:36 PM

    A new study, published Monday in Nature Geoscience, suggests that the explanation of the phenomenon lies not in the Southern Ocean itself, but in the Pacific...

    Researchers with the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colo., together with colleagues in Seattle and Australia, identified that the expansion in Antarctic ice began to accelerate around the turn of the 21st century...

    The few climate change models that take the IPO into account accurately predict the growth in Antarctic sea ice – and the global warming slowdown in the early 2000s....

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