According to latest reports the arctic ice has continued shrinking. the latest facts provide grim reading and are a sign of things to come.
This past summer, the Arctic sea ice dwindled to its second lowest level
Less than 30 years ago, there were still be 7 million square kilometers of ice left at the end of an Arctic summer. That's now dropped by almost 40 percent.
Some scientists believe that in just five years, the Arctic may be ice-free during the summer.
By Nicholas Bernhardt, GreenBizCheck