Sorry ‘Bout That

The American Geophysical Union has completed a massive new study regarding the Antarctic ice shelf, utilizing 12 tons of hot-water drilling equipment and three bore holes more than 200m deep through the Fimbul Shelf, which spans an area roughly twice the size of New Jersey combined with sensor packages attached to elephant seals to give accurate readings of the eastern Antarctic ice shelf, the most accurate picture in the past 20 years.  Turns out that the computer models that we’ve been using for the past 20 years that were not based on any actual direct data, were wrong.

So the ice shelf is quite stable in size.  No melting.  No sea level rise.  No effect from any climate change. Or greenhouse gases. Or any measurable impact from mankind’s existence.  We are apparently insignificant.

So all of that global warming hoopla?

Never mind.


About drrik

3rd career and 2nd childhood. Spends spare time repairing old things. Aspires to burn more gasoline, gunpowder, and ink in pursuit of slowing down. Child of the 60s and aspiring student of history. No desire to see us repeat the failed social experiments that keep failing for lack of human beings that meet the left wing standards and have to be killed off. Did engineering long enough to realize that very little is new and the wheel does not need to be reinvented.
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