NYT's wrongly claiming a 128 yrs of looming polar doom or why let the truth stop us

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    Did you know the NYT's has been wrongly claiming a 128 years of looming polar doom or Hey, why let the truth stop us now

    • 1881: “This past Winter, both inside and outside the Arctic circle, appears to have been unusually mild. The ice is very light and rapidly melting …”
    • 1932: “NEXT GREAT DELUGE FORECAST BY SCIENCE; Melting Polar Ice Caps to Raise the Level of Seas and Flood the Continents”
    • 1934: “New Evidence Supports Geology’s View That the Arctic Is Growing Warmer”
    • 1937: “Continued warm weather at the Pole, melting snow and ice.”
    • 1954: “The particular point of inquiry concerns whether the ice is melting at such a rate as to imperil low-lying coastal areas through raising the level of the sea in the near future.”
    • 1957: “U.S. Arctic Station Melting”
    • 1958: “At present, the Arctic ice pack is melting away fast. Some estimates say that it is 40 per cent thinner and 12 per cent smaller than it was fifteen years [ago].”
    • 1959: “Will the Arctic Ocean soon be free of ice?”
    • 1971: “STUDY SAYS MAN ALTERS CLIMATE; U.N. Report Links Melting of Polar Ice to His Activities”
    • 1979: “A puzzling haze over the Arctic ice packs has been identified as a byproduct of air pollution, a finding that may support predictions of a disastrous melting of the earth’s ice caps.”
    • 1982: “Because of global heating attributed to an increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide from fuel burning, about 20,000 cubic miles of polar ice has melted in the past 40 years, apparently contributing to a rise in sea levels …”
    • 1999: “Evidence continues to accumulate that the frozen world of the Arctic and sub-Arctic is thawing.”
    • 2000: “The North Pole is melting. The thick ice that has for ages covered the Arctic Ocean at the pole has turned to water, recent visitors there reported yesterday.”
    • 2002: “The melting of Greenland glaciers and Arctic Ocean sea ice this past summer reached levels not seen in decades, scientists reported today.”
    • 2004: “There is an awful lot of Arctic and glacial ice melting.”
    • 2005: “Another melancholy gathering of climate scientists presented evidence this month that the Antarctic ice shelf is melting - a prospect difficult to imagine a decade ago.”
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    Studies by various South Polar scientists indicate that in fact over 90% of antarctica has been cooling since the mid 1980's.
     
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    You're wrong, Neo. The Goricale said the ice cap will be gone in like, 5 to 7 years. He said so, he's the Goricale, he knows all about this stuff, he's right. Really, just axe him.
     
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    I hear you- the Goricale could never be wrong

    When did Algore make that prediction- about 15 years ago
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    The Ice Caps were finished once they recently learned that just a few kilometers down, Earth is heated to millions of degrees; I think the ice caps threw in the towel.

    And the Martian Ice Caps are shrinking in sympathy with their Earth based brothers.

    Yes, Warmers are stupid AND dangerous. Do not leave them alone with your children for any length of time
     
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    I like to axe him... Man's done more damage to science and scientist than anything since the Catholic Church during the fourteenth century.
     
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    No, no he just said it, like, just last week or so. Again. But this time, this time he's gonna be right. Srsly.
     
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    Hey, you never know

    Even a "broken clock is right two times a day"
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    Unless you use a 24hour clock...
     
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    Good point Comrade
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