July 13, 2017

Headline of the Day

"Media gets high on Antarctic Crack"

Anthony Watts at Watts Up With That hits a favorite refrain of mine. There is insufficient appreciation among scientists and zero for journalists about the proportion of the Earth's duration which we have witnessed or recorded. He responds to "the biggest iceberg scientists have seen:"

So what? There weren't any "Arctic or Antarctic scientists" a mere half-decade ago, and bases weren't even established until World War II followed by a hectic post-war expansion:

My version of this story is that moths only live one day, so I always picture the VP Al Gore moth panicking as the skies get dark, "Oh my, what have we done? This has never happened before." It's a goofy story, but we are moths to geology.

Deleterious Anthropogenic Warming of the Globe Posted by John Kranz at July 13, 2017 12:00 PM
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