Monday, November 30, 2009

Ice Caps Melting Since 1881: NYTimes

Considering that the ice caps have been melting for 100++ years, they're damn hard to get rid of.

The Daily Telegraph has been doing some research and found out that the New York Waste of Times has been panicking about polar ice melt since James Garfield was president.

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 …”

....following which are another dozen samples of NYT yappaflappa over the next century...

Maybe it's algae!

HT: Moonbattery

1 comment:

Jeff Miller said...

Sci Fi author Jerry Pournelle brought up a good point on This Week in Tech. He says those who know history also know that at least since 1776 there has been global warming mentioning the rivers that would once freeze up have not done so in a long time. I guess it was time traveling SUVs.