The damage to both science and environmentalism is extraordinary. Climate science has achieved this with a constant scare campaign of the kind not seen for decades or even centuries. (Read more at http://gazette.com/editorial-scientists-on-ice-are-medias-nightmare/article/1512010#T75CvTS5dwg5eZDO.99)
Funding has been diverted into agenda driven political ideologies supported by NGO’s such as Greenpeace and WWF. The stuck on stupid ice-capaders now have a chance to reverse their previous agenda driven statements and get back on the side of actual genuine science as practiced by physicists, astronomers, geologists and alike scientists, through their media contacts who suffered at their hands while marooned in ice.
There will be questions to answer on their return.
I am probably in lala land as their agendas include promoting a carbon sequestering business with their friends and supporter’s money. They still want more: Carbonscape vies for €500,000 in International Green …
Of course, they are more likely to completely ignore the facts on climate science that currently exist. Science is never a consensus, nor settled.
This is their new reality:
Clitantic scientists trapped in Antarctic ice claim expanding sea ice caused by ‘global warming’ — But data and studies refute claims
UPDATE, as for those ‘journalists’, embedded in both vessels, we know who you are, we know what you saw, you can either get the word out, or forever be mocked as their science is being mocked now. JOURNALISM: Frozen Out: 98% of Stories Ignore That Ice-bound Ship Was On Global Warming Mission. Can’t harsh the narrative. Posted at 5:04 pm by Glenn Reynolds
Update2, The unfortunate sailors left behind have another blizzard to contend with, stuck. This is an extraordinary wind map right at the moment, midday, Check out the Gulf of Carpentaria, I can’t explain it. earth.nullschool.net/#current/wind/isobaric/1000hPa/orthographic=-236.62,-13.76,2223
UPDATE3, Note to the ‘sailing media’, if your still unsure of what you have seen and heard, here is a reminder about what did happen, that others have seen and heard, even reported on!