Oh, no! Global warming is letting us down:
Santa can rest easy.
It's looking like the ice at the North Pole won't melt to water next month, as had been feared. It would have been the first time in thousands of years that the most northerly place on the planet would have been ice-free.
“It's quite unlikely at this point,” Walt Meier a research scientist at the University of Colorado's National Snow and Ice Data Center, said today.
Merry Cristmas, Mr. Gore.