By Bobby Magill: Arctic sea ice shrank to its fourth-lowest level in 50 years last month, setting a record low for the month of May and setting up conditions for what could become the smallest Arctic ice extent in history, according to National Snow and Ice Data Center data released Tuesday.
“We didn’t just break the old May record, we’re way below the previous one,” NSIDC Director Mark Serreze said. More: Source: Arctic Sea Ice Breaks May Record . . . By A Lot | Climate Central