Arctic Ice on the Rise Exact opposite of expert forecasts and claims about warming, there has been a huge increase in Arctic ice since 2007https://t.co/oyDzgaoWRZ pic.twitter.com/LCc57TYc4N — Steve Goddard (@SteveSGoddard) October 23, 2017 ← The Hidden Government Budget How Pension Payments Add Up (More than Contributions) → Rhett Hardwick Arctic ice should have no effect on sea level. Think of an ice cube melting, the level in the glass does not rise,. On the other hand Antarctic ice is supported by a continent, it doesn’t float like the Arctic. That could cause a problem. My long understanding is that “loss” of ice reported in the Arctic is usually made up by gains else where,.