Sunday, April 19, 2009

An Inconvenient Truth of Antarctic Ice

The GoreBull WarmingClimate Change hysterics love to point to ice falling from West Antarctica as proof that The Sky Is Falling. But one part of one continent does not a "globe" make. The far larger East Antarctica is showing signs of ice thickening there:

Ice core drilling in the fast ice off Australia's Davis Station in East Antarctica by the Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems Co-Operative Research Centre shows that last year, the ice had a maximum thickness of 1.89m, its densest in 10 years.

The average thickness of the ice at Davis since the 1950s is 1.67m.

A paper to be published soon by the British Antarctic Survey in the journal Geophysical Research Letters is expected to confirm that over the past 30 years, the area of sea ice around the continent has expanded.
Don't expect the MainScream Media to cover anything that might call into question the "settled scientific consensus".

1 comment:

  1. Sigh. Astronomy Picture of the Day today has a "Global Warming Map", supposedly showing projected amounts of warming over the globe. It appears to show central South America warming by 7 Deg. Celsius.

    If you go click on the Discuss link at the bottom of the page, and then go to the thread on today's image, someone put a batch of data there that really skewers the argument that climate change is caused by man.


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