A Pair of Canadian Ice Caps Has Disappeared Completely

A set of polar ice caps has literally We don’t need any more evidence that the Earth is warming to the point of mass instability, but this latest discovery is unsettling, to say the least.

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You can see them there in 2015 and now gone in 2020. “We’ve long known that as climate change takes hold, the effects would be especially pronounced in the Arctic,” said Mark Serreze, director of NSIDC, in a press release. “But the death of those two little caps that I once knew so well has made climate change very personal.

In 2017, a team published a paper suggesting that the ice caps would be gone in the next five years due to rapidly warming temperatures in the Arctic.

Patrick Bay ice caps were truly tiny: In 1959, the largest one was merely 2. 9 square miles, and the smaller one was only 1. 1 square miles.

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