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NASA’s twist on global sea ice loss

Posted By admin On December 30, 2008 @ 5:39 am In Sci Tech | Comments Disabled

Watts Up With That [1]
Tuesday, Dec 30, 2008

NASA’s updated data appears to suggest the annual rate of global polar ice loss has actually decreased
NASA’s twist on global sea ice loss blog greenlandsw
Greenland’s Riviera – their green southwest. Will another Maunder minimum
grip the region in cages of ice again, or will bells ring in the portside squares,
as they did in the 1300’s before that cooling came, and ships sailed the fiords?
(Source: NASA [2])

Excerpt:

Washington Post correspondant Juliet Eilperin, in her 12-26-08 report entitled “New climate change estimates more pessimistic [3],” dutifully surveys the latest bleak findings of the climate change community. Her primary source is a recently released survey comissioned by the U.S. Climate Change Science Program – expanding on the findings of the 2007 4th IPPC Report on Climate Change. Apparently this “new assessment suggests that earlier projections may have underestimated the climatic shifts that could take place by 2100.” One of Eilperin’s primary examples of alarming new data is reported as follows:

“In one of the reports most worrisome findings, the agency estimates that in light of recent ice sheet melting, global sea level rise could be as much as 4 feet by 2100. The IPCC had projected a sea level rise of no more than 1.5 feet by that time, but satellite data over the past two years show the world’s major ice sheets are melting much more rapidly than previously thought. The Antarctic and Greenland ice sheets are now losing an average of 48 cubic miles of ice a year, equivalent to twice the amount of ice that exists in the Alps.”

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Three years ago what NASA quantified as an alarming loss of annual ice loss from Greenland was easily demonstrated at that time to be an insignificant loss, and today NASA’s updated data appears to suggest the annual rate of global polar ice loss has actually decreased since then.

http://ecoworld.com/blog/2008/12/26/pessimistic-reporting-optimistic-data/ [5]


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[1] Watts Up With That: http://en.rian.ru/world/20081230/119227374.html

[2] NASA: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/goddard/news/topstory/2008/greenland_temps.html

[3] New climate change estimates more pessimistic: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/12/24/AR2008122402174.html

[4] Image: http://www.efoodsdirect.com/products.html

[5] http://ecoworld.com/blog/2008/12/26/pessimistic-reporting-optimistic-data/: http://ecoworld.com/blog/2008/12/26/pessimistic-reporting-optimistic-data/

[6] NASA Lying About Their Own Press Release: http://www.prisonplanet.com/nasa-lying-about-their-own-press-release.html

[7] NASA-Funded Group Doctors Sea Level Data: http://www.prisonplanet.com/nasa-funded-group-doctors-sea-level-data.html

[8] ‘Atlasgate’ deepens: NSIDC rejects being a specific source of The Times Atlas 15% Greenland ice loss claim: http://www.prisonplanet.com/%e2%80%98atlasgate%e2%80%99-deepens-nsidc-rejects-being-a-specific-source-of-the-times-atlas-15-greenland-ice-loss-claim.html

[9] New NASA Data Blows Gaping Hole In Global Warming Alarmism: http://www.prisonplanet.com/new-nasa-data-blows-gaping-hole-in-global-warming-alarmism.html

[10] Arctic winds and not global warming ‘responsible for much of record loss of sea ice’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/arctic-winds-and-not-global-warming-responsible-for-much-of-record-loss-of-sea-ice.html

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