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Facebook post misinterpets data to suggest Arctic ice is not declining

Updated on 19/05/2022 at 20:16

A Facebook post says satellite images showing Arctic sea ice in May at two points over a 33-year timespan are evidence the ice is not shrinking due to human-caused climate change. But the head of the organization that produced the data said it had been misinterpreted: The broader overall trend of declining sea ice is widely documented.