Scientific Data Does not Support This BBC Headline

So this guy takes a hike in the Arctic and concludes a) ice in the Arctic is soon to disappear, and b) opening shipping in the Arctic will be bad for the world. This is getting a lot of attention on the BBC web site, BBC television, and BBC radio.

Yet the science, satellite measurements, etc. that I’ve read and studied do not support these conclusion. Further, the Arctic has never been closed for shipping and has been in use for years.
Great PR for a point of view, I guess.
Which is puts the world more at risk? New policy based on great PR and bad science, or new policy based on science?
Read more from Watt’s Up on “Top Ten Reasons Why I Think Catlin Arctic Ice Survey Data Cannot be Trusted

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