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Stuck on a ship of (cold) fools

The Australian — January 2, 2014

YOU have to feel a touch of sympathy for the global warming scientists, journalists and other hangers-on aboard the Russian ship stuck in impenetrable ice in Antarctica, the mission they so confidently embarked on to establish solid evidence of melting ice caps resulting from climate change embarrassingly abandoned because the ice is, in fact, so impossibly thick.

The aim of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, led by Chris Turney of the University of NSW, was to prove the East Antarctic ice sheet is melting. Its website spoke alarmingly of “an increasing body of evidence” showing “melting and collapse from ocean warming”. Instead, rescue ships and a helicopter, all belching substantial carbon emissions, have had to be mobilised to pluck those aboard the icebreaker MV Akademik Schokalskiy from their plight, stuck in what appears to be, ironically, record amounts of ice for this time of year.

In that lies a hard lesson for those who persistently exaggerate the impact of global warming. We believe in man-made climate change and are no less concerned than others about it. But the cause of sensible policy is ill-served by exaggeration …   Read full article here….

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2 Comments on “Stuck on a ship of (cold) fools”

  1. 1957chev January 1, 2014 at 4:22 pm #

    I think the funniest p[art, is the fact that these idiot alarmists are now blaming the floating ice, on global warming. It would not matter what they found, they would still blame it on global warming. They are pathetic, and narrow-minded. Too bad.

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