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This might be the best video describing Arctic ice melt I’ve ever seen. It is also the scariest. The Arctic is the Earth’s air conditioner. It helps regulate temperatures around the globe in a variety of ways. Most importantly, the Arctic provides stability. Once the ice is melted, the system blows up and gets all out of wack. It impacts everything from fisheries to weather to coastal infrastructure to animal habitat. Click here to read an easy summary by WaPo for more reasons why this matters.

I’ve seen, heard, read, viewed, participated, and debated dozens and dozens of aspects of climate change. This one, this video, is one of the best explainers of how much trouble the Earth is in.

…produced by independent videographer Peter Sinclair for The Yale Forum on Climate Change & The Media explains what expert scientists now find to be the lowest extent of Arctic sea ice in recorded history.

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      I live on a Hebridean isle off Scotland; our later half of march and first half of April have been bizarrely dry....
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      Subscribe to the Yale Climate Forum YouTube channel for more videos.
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      Don’t believe global warming or climate change are real??? FUCK YOU
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      It will be such a sad future for humans and most other life on earth…. At least animals… I suspect that the lack of food...
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