Our friends believe that the Arctic looks like the picture below, dated January 17. The ice is melting, temperatures are above freezing. Commercial ships are happily sailing from Europe to Asia, occasionally dodging a small ice cube.
Using the Far Left Law Of Thermodynamics, the refrigerator door is left open. As the cold air from the north mixes with warmer air from the south, the cold air gets much colder.
These geniuses are in control of our government.