Darker Arctic boosting global warming

Darker Arctic boosting global warming

There are 1 comment on the CBC News story from Feb 17, 2014, titled Darker Arctic boosting global warming. In it, CBC News reports that:

With more dark, open water in the summer, less of the sun's heat is reflected back into space.

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litesong

Everett, WA

#1 Feb 17, 2014
In particular, that one-time excess solar heat absorbed by water, previously covered by white reflecting ice, that was directly over ocean downwellings, would conduct that heat to continental shelves or farther into ocean depths, directly adding to AGW, until that heat would be eventually returned to the surface of the ocean.

Thus, that one-time solar heat is added to, by other one-time solar absorption events, creating entire new chains of AGW heat retaining mechanisms. Plus other primary & secondary AGW feedback chains are also created.

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