"Ken Drinkwater, one of a team of scientists at the Institute of Marine Research in Bergen who have been observing the Arctic for decades, dismisses the idea that the ice is melting because of any rise in global temperatures. 'The warming' he says, 'is primarily due to currents. A greater amount of warm Atlantic water is flowing into the North Atlantic and up to the Barents Sea' ”.
The polar bears aren't drowning - but penguins could be following the fish northward soon -
Which has retarded the revival of our manufacturing sector using our plentiful supplies of cheap shale gas, by imposing carbon dioxide quotas. Which cripples our farmers by subsidising French peasants to the hilt.
Quite frankly, we'd be better off out.