A New Climate State: Arctic Sea Ice 2012

This video contains a visualization and explanation of the Arctic sea ice and how it has changed over the 25 years. In September 2012, the National Snow and Ice Data Center recorded the lowest extent of Arctic sea ice. The video discusses the climate importance of ice thickness and reflective properties.

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Peter Sinclair
The Yale Forum on Climate Change and the Media

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Video can be used to show scientific evidence of climate change.

Middle school viewers may need some context due to the seriousness of the video.