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Forest needed to cover carbon
footprint of icy rescue

New Zealand Herald, by Matthew Theunissen

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Posted By:Judy W., 1/5/2014 6:02:13 AM

The hapless Australasian Antarctic Expedition is finally homeward bound - and thousands of trees will have to be planted to offset the carbon footprint from the prolonged rescue effort. The Russian research vessel Akademik Shokalskiy became stuck in thick pack ice some 3000km southwest of Bluff on Christmas Eve. The 52 passengers, including six New Zealanders, spent eight days trapped before a helicopter from the Chinese ship Xue Long transferred them to Australian vessel Aurora Australis, which will take them to Hobart. Yesterday, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority said the Xue Long´s attempt to manoeuvre through the ice had been

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No! No! They need to burn a lot of coal instead, to prevent this cold pattern from becoming permanent. What idiots. They would invoke global warming even as they lay freezing to death.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Calico Al, 1/5/2014 6:27:42 AM     (No. 9680076)

With that big footprint the ice should have melted by now.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: hoosierblue, 1/5/2014 6:47:20 AM     (No. 9680093)

Give me a break!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: kayworthy, 1/5/2014 7:13:49 AM     (No. 9680123)

They ought to be able to grow some fine hockey sticks with all them trees.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 1/5/2014 8:19:07 AM     (No. 9680200)

If they really want to achieve balance and please the earth goddess, they should feed the leaders of this Antarctic expedition to those starving Arctic Polar Bears they keep telling us about.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Cardsfan, 1/5/2014 10:23:18 AM     (No. 9680399)

My dog just broke wind - do I need to plant a tree? Or would, say, a small bush be sufficient?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: bradcro, 1/5/2014 1:14:27 PM     (No. 9680626)

And they taught that doing "rain dances" was a primitive superstition.

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