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Antarctic ice shelf melt ´lowest
EVER recorded, global warming
is NOT eroding it´

The Register [UK], by Lewis Page

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Posted By:earlybird, 1/3/2014 9:20:32 AM

Scientists at the British Antarctic Survey say that the melting of the Pine Island Glacier ice shelf in Antarctica has suddenly slowed right down in the last few years, confirming earlier research which suggested that the shelf´s melt does not result from human-driven global warming. The Pine Island Glacier in West Antarctica and its associated sea ice shelf is closely watched: this is because unlike most of the sea ice around the austral continent, its melt rate has seemed to be accelerating quickly since scientists first began seriously studying it in the 1990s. Many researchers had suggested that this was due to

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: strikingviking, 1/3/2014 9:36:53 AM     (No. 9677882)

Don´t look to see this story on the front page of the NYT.

By the way, this article makes no mention of the recently-discovered range of ocean floor volcanoes that have been credited with much of what melting has occured.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Axeman, 1/3/2014 9:52:42 AM     (No. 9677905)

Let´s watch the only place that´s melting. We´ll get a lot of money for that if we blame it on Climate Change. Oh, no! It´s not melting any more! Quick, think of some way to blame this on Climate Change so we can get more money to study it.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: geoguy, 1/3/2014 10:47:52 AM     (No. 9678006)

Poster #1 thank you for mentioning the sub-ice volcanoes. Its reported that there is a similar situation below the Arctic ice cap that is rarely mentioned.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: RancherJack, 1/3/2014 10:51:39 AM     (No. 9678013)

What cartographer dreamed up the name Pine Island?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 1/3/2014 10:52:56 AM     (No. 9678017)

Ah, but according to the global warmist team leader that was just rescued from the ice a few days´ ago, "We got lots of good science done."

:eyeroll:

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Reply 6 - Posted by: odinsacolyte, 1/3/2014 12:18:42 PM     (No. 9678148)

I know. The sad thing is so many are so scientifically illiterate that they believe this tripe.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: mickturn, 1/3/2014 1:44:29 PM     (No. 9678287)

Hmmm, Maybe ALL the Global Warming advocates, including AlBore need to pay a permanent visit to the Antarctic to witness it for themselves. Put them off the boat, light jackets allowed, and leave. Be sure to leave them non satellite phones just to frustrate them. In about a week the entire Global Warming PROBLEM should be solved!



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Reply 8 - Posted by: Rafter, 1/3/2014 2:18:20 PM     (No. 9678347)

This info from the Brits has left the scientific community shaken...
not just stirred.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: faith_and_reason, 1/3/2014 3:54:34 PM     (No. 9678469)

This news gives me a nice, warm feeling...

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