Have you heard of the “death spiral” of Arctic ice? News reports tells of a study that shows about ¼ of the world’s sea ice has disappeared in the last ten years. The study has been quoted by the following:
ABC News, NewsDaily, Yahoo News, New Scientist, Arab News, and ScienceDaily. It was featured on Joe Romm’s global warming blog “ClimateProgress”. It has been referred to in blogs and news reports from India, Australia, Russia, and China. It shows up on TweetMeme, Huffington Post, and Facebook. Even Scientific American has an article on it.
The Horror of it all! There is a consensus that we are on the Brink of Doom! The only Salvation is to give all of your money and your children’s future to the politicians! A study like that needs closer inspection so that we can understand and take the necessary action. Here is the story of a man who was curious enough to actually check into the facts. (A novel idea!) You too can see what he found on his search:
Did you ever wonder where Al Gore got his understanding of Global Warming?
I suspect that Al (or Al’s mother) was in the audience.
And while you are pondering Cosmic Truths, did you ever wonder what Polar Bears think of all this? An exhaustive study by The Jewett Institute of Serenity, Tranquility, and Peace finds that nine out of ten Polar Bears think this of Anthropogenic Global Warming: