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Propaganda, not journalism


24 Feb 09 – “Jagged mountains the size of the Alps have been found entombed in Antarctica's ice, giving new clues about the vast ice sheet that will raise world sea
levels if even a fraction of it melts, scientists said on Tuesday,” said environment correspondent Alister Doyle in an article published today by Reuters. 

          Please note that word “íf.” In reality, the Antarctic Ice Sheet is
          growing. (See Antarctic ice grows to record levels)

"…Fausto Ferraccioli, a geophysicist at the British Antarctic Survey who took part in the research ... told Reuters that the mountains would probably have been ground down almost flat if the ice sheet had formed slowly. But the presence of jagged peaks might mean the ice formed quickly, burying a landscape under up to 4 km (2.5 miles) of ice.”

         Remember, I say that ice ages begin quickly ... in less than 20 years.

"...Antarctica, bigger than the United States, has been swathed in ice for about 35 million years, and contains enough of it to raise world sea levels by about 57 metres (187 feet) if it ever all melted. So even a fractional melt would affect coasts around the globe.

           Again, please note the word “íf.” In reality, the Antarctic Ice Sheet is
           growing thicker.
          (See Antarctic Ice Sheet growing enough to lower sea levels)

          The article continues with some good information, while the author
          tosses in even more global warming hype

“The U.N. panel on climate change says that greenhouse gases, mainly emitted by burning fossil fuels, will bring more heatwaves, floods and droughts, and raise sea levels.”

          As far as I’m concerned, this is misleading reporting. The writer includes
          some factual information while sneaking in agenda-driven comments. It's
          propaganda, not journalism

         Please note that the writer, Alister Doyle, is the same Alister Doyle who
         told us earlier this week that the snow in Oslo is caused by global warming.
         (See Ice Age in Oslo? Or global warming?)
Thanks to Steve Foster for this link





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