Shifting winds believed to play a major role in loss of arctic sea ice

A climatologist at the University of Washington says a change in wind direction may help explain the dramatic ice loss in the arctic ocean in recent years. Ignatius Rigor spoke yesterday at the Alaska Forum on the Environment in Anchorage. He says warmer temperatures play a roll but wind is also sweeping more ice out of the arctic.

Annie Feidt, APRN – Anchorage