Clarification: Gore misspoke on polar ice data

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Posted: Dec 16, 2009 7:16 AM

In an early version of a Dec. 14 story, Al Gore told the U.N. climate conference that new data suggested the Arctic polar ice cap may disappear in the summertime within five to seven years. Gore's office later clarified his statement and said he meant the cap would be nearly ice-free.