The mocking spreads, begins, er … the red faces: seems this expedition was more a BBC/Guardian/ABC CAGW exercise!
Some explaining about government funds being spent on a lost cause is in order. Carbon footprints included! Retracing Mawson were they? Scientists Trapped In Record Sea Ice Announce That It Is Disappearing’, 83 years ago today, Lord Doublas Mawson was sailing along the Antarctic coast. In 2013, global warming nutcases trying to retrace Mawson’s route are hoping an icebreaker comes and saves them’
The ABC’s own image shows they could follow awesome Mawson’s way out … now that would be retracing.
They might have seen the travel brochure image:
Just wondering what their travel insurance details were …