All posts tagged: Arctic Ice

Arctic Ice grew 27% last year

According to a secret report by Canada’s federal environment department, the Arctic Ice cap grew by 27% last year. It’s only a secret, because the mainstream media refuses to report the news, because it embarrasses one of their Liberal government overlords.

Canadian Coast Guard Ice Breaker CCSG Pierre Radisson resucing a ship caught in the ice on the Hudson Bay on July 17, 2015. Source: dfo_central-twitter

Where did all the Arctic ice come from?

Each summer, the CCGS Amundsen, a research vessel, navigates the Canadian Arctic doing dedicated arctic research on behalf of a group of universities. The funding is paid for in part by the Canadian government. The plan this year called for a 115 day journey to the North Baffin Island. Researchers on board typically run experiments 24 hours a day. However, prior to becoming CCGS Amundsen, it was an icebreaker for the Canadian Coast Guard and ran under the name of Sir John Franklin. It was converted into a research vessel in 2003 and renamed. This year because of the growing ice bed in the Canadian Arctic, the CCGS Amundsen was forced to stop its research and help rescue a number of commercial vessels hindered by the ice on Hudson Bay. They were resupplying a number of coastal villages in the area. The Coast Guard has two ice breakers in the area but when they became overwhelmed with the growing ice bed, the Coast Guard was forced to redeploy the CCGS Amundsen as an ice breaker. …