Arctic to be ice-free in summer in 20 years: scientist

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Arctic to be ice-free in summer in 20 years: scientist

Post: # 132088Post Egaladeist
Fri Oct 16, 2009 11:38 pm

Global warming will leave the Arctic Ocean ice-free during the summer within 20 years, raising sea levels and harming wildlife such as seals and polar bears, a leading British polar scientist said on Thursday.

Peter Wadhams, professor of ocean physics at the University of Cambridge, said much of the melting will take place within a decade, although the winter ice will stay for hundreds of years.

The changes will mean the top of the Earth will appear blue rather than white when photographed from space and ships will have a new sea route north of Russia.

Scientists say evidence of melting Arctic ice is one of the clearest signs of global warming and it should send a warning to world leaders meeting in Copenhagen in December for U.N. talks on a new climate treaty.
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Re: Arctic to be ice-free in summer in 20 years: scientist

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Sun Oct 18, 2009 10:39 am

Blah blah blah blah. More pseudoscience and leaps of faith. Alarmists and power-mongers love to cite how the world has been heating for the last 20 years (particularly), but was cooling up until around 1985 for the greater part of the century before that. You'll also notice that post 1999 temperatures vary, and if any trend is present, it's a downard.

People who point to the North Pole also seem to neglect years were ice has been repleat, like 2003. They also like to ignore how Antarctica, which contains 90% of the world's ice, has been expanding reciprocally.

Global Warming is a sham. It's a Christmas season that can be sold year round, and a power mechanism with no limits.
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Re: Arctic to be ice-free in summer in 20 years: scientist

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Mon Oct 19, 2009 8:10 pm

OH OH OH OH OH OH I FOUND THE ANSWER!!!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Midnight_sun

The suns always fucking shining, no wonder the ice is melting.

Next thing you know the sun will be getting hotter due to all the illegal drug manafacturing
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Re: Arctic to be ice-free in summer in 20 years: scientist

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Tue Oct 20, 2009 3:13 pm

Witholding my anti-AGW bile for a little while....can't.....stop....

It's been getting warmer and the ice has been in retreat (on average) for 20000 <BILE ON> feckin years because we're coming OUT of a fooking ice age.

http://www.spectator.co.uk/melaniephill ... fast.thtml
http://www.climatedepot.com/a/3310/Losi ... ming-fears

You know the stuff like that charity survey to measure how much the Arctic ice had shrunk by (notice predefined outcome, bad science) got called off because it was too cold.
http://wattsupwiththat.com/2009/10/15/t ... more-11702

Like the hocky stick that was made from a set of result skewed to produce the desired outcome.

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn1 ... wrong.html
Like the tree ring survey that turned out to be flawed because it used a sample size that was too low to be statistically significant (about 4) and chose the trees that produced the desired results.
http://wattsupwiththat.com/2009/09/30/a ... -in-yamal/

I'm sick of all this stuff being based on biased figures and bad science it stinks.

The governments a wade in on this becasue they see an easy whay to ramp up the tax on everything that uses a Watt of energy. Fuckers :soapbox:
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