Global warming cleverly hides itself with 1 million sq miles more arctic ice

posted at 5:01 pm on September 8, 2013 by Jazz Shaw

The science is settled unsettling. Comedian Lewis Black said it best on his White Album when he asked, “Do you know what Meteorologist means in English? It means liar.” It seems that we now have more science to settle atop the mountains of previous science which all purports to prove one thing or another. You can decide on the reasons for yourself, but the arctic ice sheet is back with a vengeance.

A chilly Arctic summer has left nearly a million more square miles of ocean covered with ice than at the same time last year – an increase of 60 per cent.

The rebound from 2012’s record low comes six years after the BBC reported that global warming would leave the Arctic ice-free in summer by 2013.

Instead, days before the annual autumn re-freeze is due to begin, an unbroken ice sheet more than half the size of Europe already stretches from the Canadian islands to Russia’s northern shores.

Good news for polar bears, if nothing else. But talks of a clear Northwest Passage seem to have fallen by the wayside. In fact, a few people who were counting on it rather heavily are left sort of… stuck.

Only six years ago, the BBC reported that the Arctic would be ice-free in summer by 2013, citing a scientist in the US who claimed this was a ‘conservative’ forecast. Perhaps it was their confidence that led more than 20 yachts to try to sail the Northwest Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific this summer. As of last week, all these vessels were stuck in the ice, some at the eastern end of the passage in Prince Regent Inlet, others further west at Cape Bathurst.

Shipping experts said the only way these vessels were likely to be freed was by the icebreakers of the Canadian coastguard. According to the official Canadian government website, the Northwest Passage has remained ice-bound and impassable all summer.

Some of the analysts currently scratching their heads over how the planet stubbornly refuses to do what they insist it must are apparently now reflecting on some much older data. Reports are available which indicate a massive melting of the arctic ice sheet in the 1920′s and 30′s, long before the era of global climate studies. But then, it crashed into another period of increased freezing and expansion. The current photo has a few of them wondering if we might be in danger of heading into another ice age, which would be disastrous for mankind.

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This just in from Jeff Dunetz.

Today’s UK Daily Mail gives more evidence that would have made my mother, of blessed memory issue a major Jewish Mother Sweater Alert because the Arctic Ice cap grew by 60% this past year and more scientists are warning of the coming ice age.


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Jazz, it’s so un-PC to not call it “climate change”.

AlGore, as in AlJezeera, will come after you :)

Schadenfreude on September 8, 2013 at 5:03 PM

Remember the Man with the Big Red Balloon…

Washington Fancy on September 8, 2013 at 5:04 PM

Stop Ice Proliferation – bomb the Arctic!!

kcewa on September 8, 2013 at 5:06 PM

Leftard video comment

Shy Guy on September 8, 2013 at 5:07 PM

The current photo has a few of them wondering if we might be in danger of heading into another ice age, which would be disastrous for mankind.

The only thing we can be sure of is that if we do enter a new ice age, it will be because of Global Warming…remember, Global Warming causes everything, including ice ages.

AUINSC on September 8, 2013 at 5:08 PM

If Global Warming/Climate Change/Climate Chaos/Nom du Jour cultists were really concerned about the planet, they would celebrate news like this. Instead, they either dismiss it, call it an anomaly, or ignore it. All of which just proves that the Gaians are more like political/religious fanatics than anything remotely resembling those that understand science and reality.

Resist We Much on September 8, 2013 at 5:09 PM

We can stop this ghastly phenomenon if we quickly redistribute wealth.

John the Libertarian on September 8, 2013 at 5:09 PM

The only thing we can be sure of is that if we do enter a new ice age, it will be because of Global Warming…remember, Global Warming causes everything, including ice ages.

AUINSC on September 8, 2013 at 5:08 PM

Tru dat. Global Warming means Global Cooling.

Have you heard? Chocorats are being increased from 30 grammes to 25 grammes per week. It’s gonna be AWESOME!

Resist We Much on September 8, 2013 at 5:11 PM

Great minds. I was just going to send this to you from Daily Mail.

They’ll make up another word for it. Wasn’t it anthropomorphic now? Get rid of that line of BS.

Instead, make it about just being a good steward of the environment. We really don’t have a problem with more fuel efficient cars. MAKE THEM! Industry can handle clean emission standards in manufacturing.

They are also shooting their own foot off by legislating it, and making it hit our pockets.

Mazz on September 8, 2013 at 5:11 PM

If Global Warming/Climate Change/Climate Chaos/Nom du Jour cultists were really concerned about the planet, they would celebrate news like this. Instead, they either dismiss it, call it an anomaly, or ignore it. All of which just proves that the Gaians are more like political/religious fanatics than anything remotely resembling those that understand science and reality.

Resist We Much on September 8, 2013 at 5:09 PM

I . . . I love you so much.

^Bump.

Axe on September 8, 2013 at 5:12 PM

I can’t wait till next season, when you can walk from Hammerfest to Iqaluit without getting your feet wet.

coldwarrior on September 8, 2013 at 5:12 PM

Anyone watching Deadliest Catch the past three years would know that the pack ice is descending farther than it has in living memory and now coming sooner than it has in years. Islands that used to ice-free to process the catch now get blocked with ice flows.

Yeah the sea ice moves around a lot.

Yet its hard to explain a decade of falling temperatures as being due to ‘Global Warming’.

ajacksonian on September 8, 2013 at 5:13 PM

QUICK everybody buy and start driving an SUV!!!! That will stave off the coming ice age!

UnderstandingisPower on September 8, 2013 at 5:13 PM

The Irthers cried.

CW on September 8, 2013 at 5:13 PM

Yeah, then how do you explain that polar bears are still falling from the skies?!!

Axeman on September 8, 2013 at 5:17 PM

We can stop this ghastly phenomenon if we quickly redistribute wealth.

John the Libertarian on September 8, 2013 at 5:09 PM

HA! That’s exactly right. It’s not a time to think — no one think — but a time to, in sheer desperation, go crazy with the redistribution — OMG — OMG

Axe on September 8, 2013 at 5:19 PM

Yeah, then how do you explain that polar bears are still falling from the skies?!!

Axeman on September 8, 2013 at 5:17 PM

Rethuglicans.

Axe on September 8, 2013 at 5:19 PM

Covering up that ice sheet is gonna take a lot of bull sheet.

RadClown on September 8, 2013 at 5:20 PM

Twenty yachts were banking on a six year old forecast? I don’t even trust what they in the morning.

Cindy Munford on September 8, 2013 at 5:21 PM

Yeah, then how do you explain that polar bears are still falling from the skies?!!

Axeman on September 8, 2013 at 5:17 PM

They found Umberto Nobile’s lost airship, the Italia…and then hooked up with some penguins from Madagascar…

coldwarrior on September 8, 2013 at 5:21 PM

Perhaps Mann made global warming scare is finally over and we can get to work on the impending ice age.

Grunt on September 8, 2013 at 5:21 PM

Gee, is there a correlation between Arctic Ice and Hurricanes? The Global Warming nuts are really taking it on the chin this year. I can’t wait to start reading about Michael Mann saying this is just a small blip, in the otherwise rapid temperature climb to doomsday if we don’t enact a Carbon Tax soon.

bflat879 on September 8, 2013 at 5:23 PM

Grunt on September 8, 2013 at 5:21 PM

Are we blaming Thomas Mann, now? :-)

Ice Age IV? Can’t wait to take the grand kids.

coldwarrior on September 8, 2013 at 5:23 PM

Disregard the weather, the science is settled. And the actual state of the climate has nothing to do with climate science. You are all just too dumb to know anything about anything. Deniers! Racists! Unbrainwashable masses!!!!

petunia on September 8, 2013 at 5:24 PM

…I think we need to send Al Gore and the rest of the warmers…to the artic…for pants free weekends!

KOOLAID2 on September 8, 2013 at 5:24 PM

bflat879 on September 8, 2013 at 5:23 PM

The quietest tornado season around here in years.

Correlation?

Probably.

coldwarrior on September 8, 2013 at 5:25 PM

You fools!

It’s really more proof that global warming exists and is increasing at an ever more alarming rate! Experts will tell you this is earth attempting to correct the warming by creating more arctic ice which will then eventually melt and flood our coasts. Our world will cease to exist. Our planet will die.

The only solution to save our planet is to give me total power over your worthless lives.

JellyToast on September 8, 2013 at 5:25 PM

Gee, it’s almost as if the climate changes all the time.

rbj on September 8, 2013 at 5:26 PM

We can stop this ghastly phenomenon if we quickly redistribute wealth.

John the Libertarian on September 8, 2013 at 5:09 PM

HA! That’s exactly right. It’s not a time to think — no one think — but a time to, in sheer desperation, go crazy with the redistribution — OMG — OMG

Axe on September 8, 2013 at 5:19 PM

If we redistribute wealth the Nature Gods will be happy–err…it’ll do something scientific-like…details pending…

I say, we start saying shamelessly stupid things like the liberals do, “Yeah, well you only dislike the expansion of arctic ice because there’s a BLACK MAN in the Whitehouse!!!”

Axeman on September 8, 2013 at 5:28 PM

I remember a horrible drought on the East Coast in the 80′s, we could see the bottoms of lakes. They said it would take eleven years of normal rain for the aquifers to be replenished. It started raining in October and by January, aquifers back to normal. And good news it kept raining until March. These goofy prognosticators would have as much luck with the lottery.

Cindy Munford on September 8, 2013 at 5:31 PM

Obviously, all the heat is sulking in the deep ocean, which it didn’t do before, plus because Jazz refuses to give up his fossil fueled lifestyle all those greenhouse gases which make things warm are making it cold.

Also, don’t forget we’re dooooooooomed!!!!!1!!! In 50-100 years or something, so buy carbon credits and save Gaia from getting a fever. And line Al Gore’s pockets.

William Teach on September 8, 2013 at 5:31 PM

Axeman on September 8, 2013 at 5:28 PM

If this Arctic ice trend continues…how long will it be before the world is white? Hmmmm?

It must be stopped!!!

Somewhere in my archives I have an old Newsweek which went into great detail back in the 70′s about the impending ice age and how to stop it.

One of the harebrained ideas touted was using the combined air forces of the world to cover the Arctic with coal dust. Then let solar energy melt the ice.

coldwarrior on September 8, 2013 at 5:35 PM

I say, we start saying shamelessly stupid things like the liberals do, “Yeah, well you only dislike the expansion of arctic ice because there’s a BLACK MAN in the Whitehouse!!!”

Axeman on September 8, 2013 at 5:28 PM

I laughed at that, but I don’t know why. All this will, in fact, be racism before it’s over. I needn’t work it out. It will be worked out for me, and explained on the news.

1. Arctic ice.
2. Something for Ed Schultz/Chris Matthews (i.e., America’s Brain — both left-brains because each refuses to be the right-brain on principle) to figure out.
3. Racism.

But, with you — we can try it ourselves. :) The words don’t make sense to me, but, you know, maybe they don’t have to. I’ll get the silk-screens ready for the premium t’s.

Axe on September 8, 2013 at 5:36 PM

So the North pole is covering itself in a white sheet like so many democrats. Awesome!

SouthernGent on September 8, 2013 at 5:38 PM

AlGore, as in AlJezeera, will come after you :)

Schadenfreude on September 8, 2013 at 5:03 PM

So… does that make him AlGorjeera?

Scott P on September 8, 2013 at 5:39 PM

If this Arctic ice trend continues…how long will it be before the world is white? Hmmmm?

coldwarrior on September 8, 2013 at 5:35 PM

RAAAAACIST!

Somewhere in my archives I have an old Newsweek which went into great detail back in the 70′s about the impending ice age and how to stop it.

Here’s one for you…

Newsweek, 1975 : Tornado Outbreaks Blamed On Global Cooling

Resist We Much on September 8, 2013 at 5:40 PM

This is almost as much fun as the annual announcement in April from Denver on how many hurricanes we are going to have in the upcoming “season”.

Cindy Munford on September 8, 2013 at 5:41 PM

So the North pole is covering itself in a white sheet like so many democrats. Awesome!

SouthernGent on September 8, 2013 at 5:38 PM

Sheila Jackson-Lee has filed a resolution to rename the North Pole the ‘Robert Byrd Memorial Pole.’ (He planted a sheet there in 1969).

It’s part of her Moon & Mars initiative.

Resist We Much on September 8, 2013 at 5:42 PM

As of last week, all these vessels were stuck in the ice, some at the eastern end of the passage in Prince Regent Inlet, others further west at Cape Bathurst

This is painful, my ribs are hurting from laughing so hard.

Rode Werk on September 8, 2013 at 5:42 PM

Cindy Munford on September 8, 2013 at 5:31 PM

As a mid-twentysomething, I moved to the east coast. I was shocked to see they still had millions of trees healthy as could be.

I had listened to lots of propaganda about acid rain deforestation and truly believed the east was mostly treeless. I really believed it, until I saw for myself I had been duped.

Stupid yes, but about the same as these kids who support Obama today. They have been so filled with propaganda their whole lives they just don’t realize what is true and what is not.

Especially when life is busy and you catch a bit of stuff here and there and the most trusted sources are of course the biggest liars.

petunia on September 8, 2013 at 5:45 PM

John the Libertarian on September 8, 2013 at 5:09 PM

PS: Reiterating, just thought it out. It’s like this:

Evidence of not-warming/cooling = O no! It’s even worse than we thought!

I mean this literally.

*checks watch*

5 . . . 4 . . . 3 . . .

Axe on September 8, 2013 at 5:45 PM

Resist We Much on September 8, 2013 at 5:40 PM

Couldn’t help but noticing in the final paragraph, a George Kukla, Columbia University, cited.

Was he involved with that old classic kids TV program, “Kukla, Fran and Ollie” back in the day?

The rest of the article…just change (pardon the pun) cooling to warming…and it reads like something from just last year.

Are we being scammed?

coldwarrior on September 8, 2013 at 5:48 PM

So… does that make him AlGorjeera?
Scott P on September 8, 2013 at 5:39 PM

Oh, if only we can like comments on here.

(test test — None of my earlier comments showed up. I haven’t been banned)

Mazz on September 8, 2013 at 5:49 PM

petunia on September 8, 2013 at 5:45 PM

I know what you mean. I actually think my daughter is somewhat of a believer in this horse hockey. Life will show us stuff if we bother to pay attention. I remember the acid rain stuff also, it was suppose to be tearing up the paint jobs on automobiles, nobody ever consider that maybe they were just crappy paint jobs until all of the sudden they were better.

Cindy Munford on September 8, 2013 at 5:50 PM

“The planet…has a fever”……for the flavor of a Pringle. Otherwiseit’sdoingok.

Dongemaharu on September 8, 2013 at 5:50 PM

blink on September 8, 2013 at 5:43 PM

Yep.

But, what can you do?

Gore said it was settled science.

coldwarrior on September 8, 2013 at 5:50 PM

“The planet…has a fever”

Dongemaharu on September 8, 2013 at 5:50 PM

Needs more cow bell.

coldwarrior on September 8, 2013 at 5:52 PM

“The planet…has a fever”

Dongemaharu on September 8, 2013 at 5:50 PM

It’s a boogie fever. :)

Do the Earth Twerk.

^ You saw it here first.

Axe on September 8, 2013 at 5:53 PM

ManBearPig needs more money HotColdWetDry.

Resist We Much on September 8, 2013 at 5:56 PM

But, with you — we can try it ourselves. :) The words don’t make sense to me, but, you know, maybe they don’t have to. I’ll get the silk-screens ready for the premium t’s.

Axe on September 8, 2013 at 5:36 PM

Well, after the Asner story recently, I started to wonder if liberals were really as stupid as I thought of them at my most polemic. “We can’t be consistent on something that has nothing to do with the color of the president’s skin, because we don’t want to seem to hate the color of the president’s skin.”

It’s like their disagreement-with-black-president-is-racist reflex is so well tuned that they can’t even break out of the conditioning themselves. But what makes it deliciously stupid is that they are saying that they privately make the difference between being against shelling another country and hating Obama because he’s black–so with all the racist white people–it must be that they want to spare all those dumb people of color all that confusion between something that has absolutely nothing to do with the color of the president’s skin and hatred for the color of the president’s skin.

The trick is to reciprocate with the same wall of stymieing stupidity that they launch at us. Don’t worry about explaining it, just commit to the narrative: “I voted for the guy!” “Did you?!! You’re probably just lying so you don’t seem as racist!!”

But this could be fun:

Liberal “Mailman is late again.”

My answer: “Oh Yeah! Well, you probably wouldn’t have such a problem with it except that a BLACK MAN is in the Whitehouse! C’mon, you knew that Karl Malone was called The MAILMAN and Karl Malone is BLACK . Take your dog-whistle racism elsewhere, racist!”

Axeman on September 8, 2013 at 5:58 PM

Needs more cow bell.

coldwarrior on September 8, 2013 at 5:52 PM

And by the look of it, more cow farts.

Axeman on September 8, 2013 at 5:59 PM

8 AM on September 11th is the latest that a hurricane has formed in the modern era in the Atlantic. No hurricanes have developed as of yet and nothing seems to be on the horizon. Must be too hot for the hurricanes as we have an excellent chance to break the record.

KMav on September 8, 2013 at 6:01 PM

It’s cold here.

Bmore on September 8, 2013 at 6:05 PM

Global Warming…redistributive scam.

Climate Change…leftist religion of global redistribution, and will take place regardless of anything humans do or don’t do.

Meople on September 8, 2013 at 6:05 PM

BTW, I think Farmers Almanac is predicting a cold winter for the entire country, with some areas being extremely cold.

KMav on September 8, 2013 at 6:08 PM

The Science is settled…

OOF!

workingclass artist on September 8, 2013 at 6:09 PM

http://www.populartechnology.net/2013/02/the-1970s-global-cooling-alarmism.html

Dozens of links to articles from the 70′s on the coming cold disaster!

I especially like all of the ones conjecturing pollution as the cause.

Hot or cold, we’re always to blame!

INC on September 8, 2013 at 6:12 PM

It’s cold here.

Bmore on September 8, 2013 at 6:05 PM

Hey man. Glad you’re here. I’m trying to work out this Earth Twerk dance — I’m planning to try to save the Maldives through a series of PSAs — not sure how it will work, but I’m going to raise money and work it out on the fly: 1. Raise Money & Awareness of campaign to raise money by Doing the Earth Twerk; 2. (Dunno) 3. Save the Maldives . . .

Anyway, look, Sophie’s busy. I need you to hold this giant beach-ball globe and bend over.

I’ll go get a bucket of ice cubes . . .

Not sure exactly how this . . . look, we’ll work it out.

brb

Axe on September 8, 2013 at 6:13 PM

BTW, I think Farmers Almanac is predicting a cold winter for the entire country, with some areas being extremely cold.

KMav on September 8, 2013 at 6:08 PM

Russians say we’re headed for a mini ice-age…So I expect The Goracle will change the doctrine to global cooling, blame selfish Republican Capitalist Consumers & Go full on Envirojihadi…

workingclass artist on September 8, 2013 at 6:13 PM

3) If an increase on atmospheric carbon dioxide from 280PPM to 400PPM (as it is now) is too small a quantity to make any difference, then how much is actually enough to make a difference in the earth’s climate?
 
oakland on August 20, 2013 at 9:28 PM

rogerb on September 8, 2013 at 6:13 PM

Everyone jokes about a coming ice but when it happens we are in serious trouble. Where I sit and type this was once under a sheet of ice almost a mile thick less than 10,000 years ago. And that happened pretty quick on the time scale of geological things. The default setting on the Earth’s Thermostat for the last 500,00 years or so is about 10 degrees F, just sayin…..

Johnnyreb on September 8, 2013 at 6:15 PM

This + no hurricanes this hurricane season = sad Al Gore…he’s losing money by the minute and I’m loving every minute of it..But it’s sad to say no amount of actual proof about this farce will change the global warming cultists minds..Humans will forever be the bad people and the Earth will forever be their God that they worship

sadsushi on September 8, 2013 at 6:15 PM

3) If an increase on atmospheric carbon dioxide from 280PPM to 400PPM (as it is now) is too small a quantity to make any difference, then how much is actually enough to make a difference in the earth’s climate?

oakland on August 20, 2013 at 9:28 PM

rogerb on September 8, 2013 at 6:13 PM

I remember that. It startled me. It just startled me again. It’s frightening.

Axe on September 8, 2013 at 6:16 PM

Uh oh..

“A group of Americans who attempted to travel through the Northwest Passage on jet skis for a reality television show called “Dangerous Waters” are now back in the western Nunavut community of Gjoa Haven.

That’s after they were rescued Sept. 3 by the Canadian Coast Guard in the Franklin Strait, located between southeastern Prince of Wales Island and the Boothia Peninsula, which is named after British explorer, Sir John Franklin, who died in these waters on his lost expedition.

The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre Trenton received a request from people in distress for evacuation of a group of seven stranded by ice on Gibson Island in the Franklin Strait, the Coast Guard confirmed early Sept. 5.

“The group had encountered ice, high winds, cool temperatures and felt they were not safe and were at risk if they did not request rescue/evacuation assistance. No injuries reported,” said Rachelle Smith, regional manager of communications for Fisheries and Oceans Canada.

JRCC Trenton sent the CCGS Sir Wilfrid Laurier, which was not far from their location, to assist, she said.

The icebreaker retrieved the group Sept. 3, she said.

The Sir Wilfrid Laurier also picked up their four jet skis, eight gas drums and other small equipment “to mitigate environmental risks,” Smith said.”

Smith did not say who would pick up the tab for the rescue — but the operation of a Coast Guard icebreaker usually costs about $80,000 a day.

But Moll and his fellow jet-skiers were defeated by difficult ice conditions in the Northwest Passage

http://www.nunatsiaqonline.ca/stories/article/65674nunavut_ice_conditions_stall_jet-ski_reality_television_group/

https://www.facebook.com/DANGEROUSWATERSTV

Viator on September 8, 2013 at 6:17 PM

“The current photo has a few of them wondering if we might be in danger of heading into another ice age, which would be disastrous for mankind.”

Well, here’s hoping they come to a 97% consensus right quick, because nothing portends the reversal of a climate trend like consensus on the current climate trend.

Dusty on September 8, 2013 at 6:20 PM

At http://wattsupwiththat.com/ Anthony Watts has a calendar up in the top right corner tweaking the climate alarmists:

The Maslowski Countdown
Ice Free Arctic 2013
September 22nd, 2013
14
days to go

Maslowski is the guy who made the prediction:

“Our projection of 2013 for the removal of ice in summer is not accounting for the last two minima, in 2005 and 2007,” the researcher [Professor Wieslaw Maslowski] from the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, explained to the BBC.

“So given that fact, you can argue that may be our projection of 2013 is already too conservative.”

INC on September 8, 2013 at 6:23 PM

It was always a hoax. Designed to create a vapor tax on evil corporations who manufacture things.

goflyers on September 8, 2013 at 6:23 PM

Conform or be cast out, eh?

mickytx on September 8, 2013 at 6:25 PM

Yeah, then how do you explain that polar bears are still falling from the skies?!!

Axeman on September 8, 2013 at 5:17 PM

Because they never learned to fly.

Flange on September 8, 2013 at 6:29 PM

Be cool or be cast out…

Dongemaharu on September 8, 2013 at 6:31 PM

And just imagine, in the piece of excrement local paper that is thrust upon on me. I recently read an article stating with certainty that Hurricane Sandy and the extreme weather we are receiving is caused by Global Warming.

DDay on September 8, 2013 at 6:35 PM

Global warmingClimate change cleverly hides itself with 1 million sq miles more arctic ice

Those silly libs. I know what they meant to say. Only on record hot summers can we get away with still calling it Global warming! This summer has been relatively cool.

cableguy615 on September 8, 2013 at 6:36 PM

AGW is, and always was, a religion. Its public face may have been as a “science” but it was never, ever a science. Science is not based on consensus and is always more than ready to debate anyone, any time anywhere. Further, science is based on public data and public methods and public criticisms. Does any of that sound like AGW to you?

Fred 2 on September 8, 2013 at 6:43 PM

More uh oh…

four “adventure rowers” from B.C., who said they wanted to raise “awareness of the dramatic changes that climate change is having on the environment,” finally decided to abandon their attempt to row their specially designed, 25-foot (7.62-metre) boat from Inuvik to Pond Inlet.

The difficulties in marine travel in the Northwest Passage are all due to the ice,

They were aiming to raise awareness about climate change by rowing through areas previously covered in ice..

After learning that ice choked much of the route ahead, the group decided to end their trip at Cambridge Bay, about halfway to Pond Inlet.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/story/2013/09/03/bc-northwest-rowers-return-vancouver.html

Viator on September 8, 2013 at 6:43 PM

Can ice be racist?

MT on September 8, 2013 at 6:47 PM

It’s not a time to think — no one think — but a time to, in sheer desperation, go crazy with the redistribution — OMG — OMG

Axe on September 8, 2013 at 5:19 PM

Actually, the plan is quite reasonable. First we redistribute all wealth to climatologists, who shall ascend to a permanent patrician class of society, for they alone know which sacrificial ceremonies shall be performed to appease the gods.

John the Libertarian on September 8, 2013 at 6:50 PM

Have you heard? Chocorats are being increased from 30 grammes to 25 grammes per week. It’s gonna be AWESOME!

Resist We Much on September 8, 2013 at 5:11 PM

LOL, I decided to start re-watching the movie last night; good times.

Midas on September 8, 2013 at 6:51 PM

rogerb on September 8, 2013 at 6:13 PM

Axe on September 8, 2013 at 6:16 PM

How long before mister one-issue poster shows up? It must be a bat-signal kind of thing, maybe a google alert.

slickwillie2001 on September 8, 2013 at 6:51 PM

Can ice be racist?

MT on September 8, 2013 at 6:47 PM

Well it ain’t ‘black’ ice. I smell a conspiracy – better get the Justice Dept. on the phone! Someone’s repressing all the black ice! I’ll bet Sarah Palin’s up there, holding all the black ice at bay with a stick and yelling something about picture ID’s!

Midas on September 8, 2013 at 6:53 PM

Pffft – it’s obvious we’ve been so good at keeping our carbon footprint small andunder control. See? We reversed Global Warming! WHo knew it would be so easy?

Now what happens if it starts to get really reeeally cold? Make it stop!

Wander on September 8, 2013 at 7:11 PM

Gee, it’s almost as if the climate changes all the time.

rbj on September 8, 2013 at 5:26 PM

Minute by minute. Pretty weird, huh.

JellyToast on September 8, 2013 at 7:13 PM

A new ice age!

AGW – ain’t nothing it can’t do.

GarandFan on September 8, 2013 at 7:19 PM

Ummm…no $hit.

MikeinPRCA on September 8, 2013 at 7:19 PM

The time to worry about CO2 was long past when Al Gore and Dr. Rajendra K. Pachauri, head of the IPCC, decided to get wealthy with a succession of frauds. Rajendra K. Pachauri has a legitimate PhD, but his PhD is in economics which he never practiced. He was a business man before getting the climate job.

Professor Fred Singer an actual scientist predicted a temperature maximum would occur at the turn of the century. He made the prediction when the temperature was rapidly rising over two decades before the turn of the century.

burt on September 8, 2013 at 7:21 PM

PS it is about time that HOTAIR, other than Erika, decided to give deniers a little credit.

burt on September 8, 2013 at 7:24 PM

PS it is about time that HOTAIR, other than Erika, decided to give deniers a little credit.

burt on September 8, 2013 at 7:24 PM

That wouldn’t be PC.

slickwillie2001 on September 8, 2013 at 7:36 PM

Be cool or be cast out…

Dongemaharu on September 8, 2013 at 6:31 PM

+1
Subdivisions.

Apparently another Rushophile….

dentarthurdent on September 8, 2013 at 7:37 PM

I say we just throw a few virgins on the ice – that should solve everything.
It always worked for the Pacific islanders when they had an uppity volcano…. didn’t it?

dentarthurdent on September 8, 2013 at 7:39 PM

Rajendra K. Pachauri has a legitimate PhD, but his PhD is in economics which he never practiced. He was a business man before getting the climate job.

If you are a fan of bodice-ripping, shag-fest novels with a twist of green, you might wish to purchase Dr Rajendra Pachauri’s book, ‘Return to Almora,’

‘… which tells the story of Sanjay Nath, an academic in his 60s reminiscing on his “spiritual journey” through India, Peru and the US.

On the way he encounters, among others, Shirley MacLaine, the actress, who appears as a character in the book. While relations between Sanjay and MacLaine remain platonic, he enjoys sex – a lot of sex – with a lot of women.

The book, which makes reference to the Kama Sutra, starts promisingly enough as it tells the story of a climate expert with a lament for the denuded mountain slopes of Nainital, in northern India, where deforestation by the timber mafia and politicians has “endangered the fragile ecosystem”.

But talk of “denuding” is a clue of what is to come.

By page 16, Sanjay is ready for his first liaison with May in a hotel room in Nainital. “She then led him into the bedroom,” writes Dr Pachauri.

“She removed her gown, slipped off her nightie and slid under the quilt on his bed… Sanjay put his arms around her and kissed her, first with quick caresses and then the kisses becoming longer and more passionate.

“May slipped his clothes off one by one, removing her lips from his for no more than a second or two.

“Afterwards she held him close. ‘Sandy, I’ve learned something for the first time today. You are absolutely superb after meditation. Why don’t we make love every time immediately after you have meditated?’”

More follows, including Sanjay and friends queuing to have sexual encounters with Sajni, an impoverished but willing local: “Sanjay saw a shapely dark-skinned girl lying on Vinay’s bed. He was overcome by a lust that he had never known before … He removed his clothes and began to feel Sajni’s body, caressing her voluptuous breasts.”

Take a cold shower, and read the rest of the steamy (possibly a water vapour feedback loop) novel here.

Sheesh, got a f@g?

Anyhoo, I prefer my scientists to be scientists (Pachauri is not one) and sufficiently divorced emotionally from an issue so that their judgment is not compromised and…

If I read romance novels, I would prefer my smut with Fabio on the cover ripping off the blouse of a some poor, helpless woman. ‘Stop! Hmmmm. You are such a beast…licking lips….No….No….No….yes…YesYES!’ written by a Jackie Collins and not a former engineer.

Resist We Much on September 8, 2013 at 7:41 PM

Now that we’ve suscessfilly turned the global thermostat down, don’t we have an obligation to buy SUV’s and turn it up a touch? I don’t like being cold.

MT on September 8, 2013 at 7:57 PM

If I read romance novels, I would prefer my smut with Fabio on the cover ripping off the blouse of a some poor, helpless woman. ‘Stop! Hmmmm. You are such a beast…licking lips….No….No….No….yes…Yes…YES!’ written by a Jackie Collins and not a former engineer.

Resist We Much on September 8, 2013 at 7:41 PM

Madeline Kahn did it best in her encounter with “the monster”….
Young Fraunkensteeeen.

dentarthurdent on September 8, 2013 at 8:02 PM

Brrrrr… global cooling. Time to burn some logs in the fireplace.

Hill60 on September 8, 2013 at 8:07 PM

We can stop this ghastly phenomenon if we quickly redistribute wealth.

John the Libertarian on September 8, 2013 at 5:09 PM

Since the traditional redistribution seems to be failing, I suggest redistributing from liberals to conservatives! After all, we need smart people in charge of all that money! [wink]

dominigan on September 8, 2013 at 8:09 PM

i dunno. i’m an engineer. i can write pretty hot.

then, i suppose nothing heaves.

‘Stop! Hmmmm. You are such a beast . . . licking lips . . . . No . . . . No . . . . No . . . . yes . . . Yes . . . YES!’

Resist We Much on September 8, 2013 at 7:41 PM

^ just copy/paste/q-format for convenient bookmarking. please ignore.

Axe on September 8, 2013 at 8:13 PM

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