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October 08, 2009

Polar Ice and Snowmelt the Lowest Since Measurements Began, Which Just Proves Global Warming All the More

Well, no one said this proves global warming all the more. (Well, who knows -- someone probably did. Or will.)

Instead, they just don't bother reporting it.

What do they report? Well, they cherry-pick localized instances of greater-than-normal melting, while studiously ignoring that globally, this is the lowest level of melt ever recorded. Like so:

NASA Researcher Finds Days of Snow Melting on the Rise in Greenland

“In 2006, Greenland experienced more days of melting snow and at higher altitudes than average over the past 18 years, according to a new NASA-funded project using satellite observations….”

NASA Finds Greenland Snow Melting Hit Record High in High Places

“A new NASA-supported study reports that 2007 marked an overall rise in the melting trend over the entire Greenland ice sheet and, remarkably, melting in high-altitude areas was greater than ever at 150 percent more than average. In fact, the amount of snow that has melted this year over Greenland is the equivalent of more than twice the surface size of the U.S…”

Melting on the Greenland Ice Cap, 2008

“The northern fringes of Greenland’s ice sheet experienced extreme melting in 2008, according to NASA scientist Marco Tedesco and his colleagues.”

Oh, the northern fringes of Greenland? The northern fringes of Greenland? Like someone said,* "The northern fringes of Greenland are the fulcrum upon which the world turns."


Dicks.

Science.

Thanks to NormanS.


* That someone was, of course, Keith Olbermann, reporting live from the Medieval Courts of Chancery.


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