Another Global Warming Polar Expedition Delayed by Ice

Once again a ship trying to investigate global warming runs into thick ice that is not supposed to be there.

Perhaps the most entertaining thing to happen in climate “science” happened in December 2013 when a ship sailed toward Antarctica so the crew could document the effects of global warming. Tad Cronn posted about what happened:

It’s not exactly the wacky adventures of the passengers of the SS Minnow, but the team of New Zealand researchers on board the Akademik Shokalskiy, that got stuck in the Antarctic at Christmas, just can’t catch a break.

First, the whole pack of them went to Antarctica to try to prove some cockamamie ideas about global warming by following in the footsteps of a previous doomed Antarctic expedition, led 100 years ago by Douglas Mawson. On that expedition, by the way, nearly everybody died.

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