Running the Numbers on Antarctic Sea Ice - NYTimes.com
Compared to the change in the Arctic, what does the Antarctic summer minimum look like? Well, the trend there is definitely opposite to the Arctic trend — summer sea ice is growing through time. But not by that much. And this past summer melt season did not set any record; it was only the sixth-highest minimum in the satellite era.Flashback: Antarctic Sea Ice Grows By The Size Of Texas Since 1979 | Real Science
Now, don’t get me wrong: What is happening to sea ice in the Antarctic is very much an interesting scientific question. Why is it growing slightly even as the planet, over all, is warming up? Far from hiding anything, mainstream climate scientists are all over that issue, and have been for years.
Hansen predicted peak ice loss in Antarctica, and it has done the exact opposite.