Two thirds of the way through the Arctic melt season, Arctic sea ice extent is second highest since 2005.
Greenland surface mass balance is just below the 1990-2013 mean.
Colder air is forecast to start settling in over the Arctic in a few days.
Experts predicted an ice-free Arctic this summer. They have no idea what they are talking about, but they are officially sanctioned by the White House to tell whatever lies are necessary to push the president’s political agenda.