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Apr 02 2013

Hoaxers: Antarctic Ice Is Expanding Because It Is Melting

Among the more terrifying aspects of the Global Warming Apocalypse foretold by Al Gore is the rising of the seas, caused by melting polar ice caps, caused in turn by mankind raising the temperature by engaging in under-regulated economic activity. Yet Antarctic sea ice has been expanding by 1.9% per decade for the past 30 years. No worries; the experts have an explanation:

Climate change is expanding Antarctica’s sea ice, according to a scientific study in the journal Nature Geoscience.

The paradoxical phenomenon is thought to be caused by relatively cold plumes of fresh water derived from melting beneath the Antarctic ice shelves.

That is, the ice is expanding because it is melting.

Okay, that one didn’t pass the laugh test. Let’s try another theory:

Paul Holland of the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) stuck to his findings last year that a shift in winds linked to climate change was blowing ice away from the coast, allowing exposed water in some areas to freeze and make yet more ice.

What, still laughing?

Meanwhile, global warming profiteer James Hansen claims that the reason it isn’t getting any warmer is that emissions cool the planet, countering the warming caused by increased emissions.

It might be less embarrassing for them to switch the game plan back to global cooling, which is more in tune with current climate fluctuation and much scarier anyway.

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Won’t someone please think of the polar bears?

On tips from Xavier and Bob Roberts.

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  • StanInTexas

    The planet is getting warmer… PROVING that man-made global warming exists!
    The planet is getting colder… PROVING that man-made global warming exists!
    The Arctic Ice is disappearing… PROVING that man-made global warming exists!
    The Arctic Ice is expanding… PROVING that man-made global warming exists!

    There are floods, drought, too much snow, a lack of snow, earthquakes, tsunamis, allergies, male-pattern baldness, UFO occurances, and Military causalities… ALL PROVING that man-made global warming exists!

  • Spider

    Thinking about sending your kids off to college? Well, if NYC’s Columbia U., (also known as ground-zero for Marxists and communists, and that’s just the faculty) is your choice, you had better expect to get a junior terrorist back from them.

    http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/manhattan/outrage_puQlvJIeZxsT7nFZds0HIJ

  • Jay B.

    Proof that global warming has much less to do with facts than FAITH. They don’t even blink as they just reinterpret results to agree with their original theories.

  • StanInTexas

    Jay, it is more than faith, it is a blinding obsession. AGW just HAS to be true for them and ANYTHING that happens proves it.

    They tried for years to claim AGW was scientific fact and to stop any and all dissent. Now that have abandoned science and reason and simply claimed that anything that does not prove their idiotic theory actually does prove it.

    In other words, when confronted with facts that do not conform to their already decided-upon conclusion, the AGW acolytes, like the good little Liberals that they are… LIE!

  • whatever

    Why don’t you talk about the North Pole?

    Oh yeah, that’s just scarey. And it’s not like anyone can hurt you for lying non-stop for thirty years.

    That would be WRONG. As a true son of America you have the RIGHT and the PRIVILEGE to lie non-stop.

    http://nsidc.org/arcticseaicenews/charctic-interactive-sea-ice-graph/

  • Jay B.

    Just imagine the “scientists” desperately making false experiments and fudging their results over and over FOR OVER A DECADE now. They made their carreers in breaking their scientific dogma, which should be “fact throught observation”.

  • A. Levy

    Just in case you didn’t know;

    “In its ongoing efforts to collectivize society’s basic economic, social and political processes, the liberal agenda undermines the character traits essential for individual liberty, material security, voluntary cooperation and social order.

    Mistrust, fear, anxiety, depression, emptiness, anger, rage, shame, doubt, disgust, guilt, envy and jealousy. [These feelings] lead him to fear freedom itself: the prospect of genuine autonomy arouses primitive fears of aloneness and danger.

    To defend against his pain, the radical liberal projects his selfishness onto imagined villains, then rages against them for their ruthless neglect and exploitation of victims. In his fear of autonomy and disbelief in mutuality, the radical liberal believes that human relatedness will work only if it is controlled and manipulated. Free and productive people who remind him of his own deficits have to be reined in: they must be taxed, regulated and penalized through the power of the state…”

    Rossiter, pp. 336-337 of The Liberal Mind: The Psychological Causes of Political Madness (Free World Books, 2008), p. 12.

    Read more: http://freedomoutpost.com/2013/04/the-madness-of-the-liberal-mind/#ixzz2PJRCf6Iw

  • MB

    This is such an intellectual website. I love it!

  • Comrade J

    Someone is still listening to the “global bloating” crooks?

  • Flu-Bird

    100% of the HOT AIR comes from AL GORE,GREENPEACE,ECO-WACKOS and profestional hucksters and con men like PAUL HOLLAND

  • BoJangles

    Hey, i’ll bet you thought Chicago was the nations capital for political corruption. Think again. Here’s a peek at the tip of the iceberg.

    http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/apr/2/new-york-state-senator-busted-plot-rig-mayoral-rac/

  • Big Bad Bruins

    Whatever,

    Are you implying that globull warming isn’t global? Is there a denser layer of CO2 at the north pole? No?? Well then, is it possible that arctic sea ice melting has more to do with axial tilt, wind currents, depth (it’s the most shallow ocean) and that it’s practically land-locked?

    Besides, did you know it’s not the first time in human history that arctic sea ice has melted?

    Sound the alarm over AGW? No, I don’t think so. Please reread the headline. Yeah, it’s that stupid.

  • Doug

    MB: with that kind of attitude, you will never collect a paycheck from the Soros Foundation with more than three figures.

  • Ghost of FA Hayek
  • Flu-Bird

    James Hansen is just another enviromental con-men selling their snake oil to us and you just cant oil a snake

  • Momster

    @ Stanintexas

    Which just reminds me of a game I have already discussed on Moonbattery–AGW/George Bush’s fault.

    Anything negative that happens is the fault of either AGW or George Bush.

    For example:
    I got a yeast infection–global warming.
    My dog is pregnant–George Bush’s fault.
    It snowed so heavily that a tree branch fell on my roof–a rare case of it being global warming AND George Bush’s fault.

    For each example we go into long winded discussions of how each event was caused by AGW/GB. And these make just as much sense as the crapola that these “climate scientists” come up with. And sometimes they are just as funny.

  • StanInTexas

    Momster,

    Saw a list about a year ago where someone had gone through newspapers from all over the world and listed everything that had been reported to have been caused by global warming. It included (but was not limited to) floods, drought, extreme cold & heat, male-pattern baldness, divorce, famine, stock prices, and on and on and on.

    It was amazing to see the depth of idiocy!

  • Tim from TK

    “Why don’t you talk about the North Pole?”

    OK, let us then.

    http://stevengoddard.wordpress.com/2013/03/17/arctic-ice-almost-identical-to-1974/

    ZOMG – we’re all going to die in 1986: http://wattsupwiththat.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/3-subs-north-pole-1987.jpg

  • Jester

    The plot thickens: Why doesn’t Canada want anyone to know what their environmental “scientists” are up to?

  • Steve

    I wouldn’t care what moronic ideas these people came up with if they didn’t use them to control our lives and take our money. That’s just taking it too far.

  • Flu-Bird

    How about that wacko who wants the homes of all global warming skeptics burned down He needs to be marooned in space far away from our own milky way

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