Politics interferes in the process of science | The Australian
CLIMATE politics has again overshadowed climate science and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is to blame.Arctic Sea Ice Extent Minimum 2013 May Have Occurred on Sept 12 (Day 255) | sunshine hours
The IPCC reportedly leaked the final draft of its fifth status report to "friendly" hands in a bid to keep the focus on the core finding that the link between human activity and climate change is getting stronger.
If the minimum stays at day 255, it would be the 7th lowest minimum in the satellite record. The record was 3.36973 million sq km set in 2012. Which would make 2013′s minimum 1.7 million sq km’s higher.