Dear Readers, Find below an interesting press release I may as well share verbatim: The rapidly melting ice sheets on the coast of West Antarctica are a potential major contributor to rising ocean levels worldwide. Although warm water near the coast is thought to be the main factor causing the ice to melt, the process … Continue reading Caltech: Robotic Ocean Gliders Discover Why Antarctic Polar Ice is Melting
No too long ago the usual suspects were all a-twitter about arctic sea ice, which was tracking very close to the long term average. This was in late March, and though you would think a weather man would understand what weather is, this temporary upwards tic prompted the remarkable vapidity of this lead: "We've all … Continue reading Arctic sea ice headed for a new record?
A commenter here brought up the controversy du jour for the denialosphere, how Greenpeace alledgedly admitted lying in a press release. Of course that stretch, (well, it's a stretch to call it a stretch), was further stretched to "Greenpeace just admitted that much of the human-caused global warming hype is also a fraud." Talk about … Continue reading Did Greenpeace lie about arctic ice?
This is just one of dozens of responses to common climate change denial arguments, which can all be found at How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic.Objection:Sea ice at the north pole recovered a whopping 9.4% from 2007 to 2008 despite the doom and gloom predictions of the alarmists. Yet another wheel falls off the … Continue reading Summer ice in the arctic has recovered
Arctic sea ice dropped to a record low in 2007, surpassing by a very striking margin (twenty four percent!) the previous record of two years ago. Record Arctic Sea Ice Loss in 2007 Click here to view full image (69 kb) Large images Arctic, September 16, 2007 (1.3 MB JPG) Graph of Arctic Sea … Continue reading Record Arctic Sea Ice Loss in 2007
This is just one of dozens of responses to common climate change denial arguments, which can all be found at How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic. Objection:Sure, sea ice is shrinking in the Arctic, but it is growing in the Antarctic. Sounds like natural fluctuations that balance out in the end.Answer: Overall, it is … Continue reading Antarctic Sea Ice Is Increasing
This is just one of dozens of responses to common climate change denial arguments, which can all be found at How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic. Objection:The Antarctic Ice sheets are actually growing, which would not be happening if Global Warming were real.Answer: There are two distinct problems with this argument. First, any argument … Continue reading Antarctic Ice is Growing