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Elisee I'm no expert but one consideration would be that water is much more transparent to incoming short wavelength radiation than to outgoing long wavelength radiation. This means that heat loss due to radiation is restricted to a very thin layer at the surface.
Toggle Commented May 24, 2019 on PIOMAS May 2019 at Arctic Sea Ice
You don't have to go back to the French Revolution etmuosba there is a good case to be made that the Middle Eastern "Spring" and the conflict that has arisen from it was at least in part attributable to the Russian heat wave and the resultant shortage of wheat.
Toggle Commented Jun 11, 2014 on The day the ice cap died at Arctic Sea Ice
Apart from isostatic rebound, the loss of Greenland's ice sheet and its gravitational pull would result in a lowering of the sea level around Greenland even as average global sea levels rise. This would be countered to some extent by loss of ice in Antarctica.
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