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Whew! Thank goodness the climate experts aren't infallible!

“… in 2007 Prof Wadhams [of Cambridge University ] predicted that sea ice would be lost by 2013 after levels fell 27 per cent in a single year. However by 2013 ice levels were actually 25 per cent higher than they had been six years before. In 2012, following another record low Prof Wadhams changed his prediction to 2016.
The view was supported by Prof Maslowski [of the Naval Postgraduate School] …”
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2016/10/07/experts-said-arctic-sea-i…

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