Sunday, December 18, 2011

Sometimes It Seems They Don't Even Try

Christopher Booker in the The Telegraph, yesterday: "I was criticised for pointing this out last week, but as anyone can see, from satellite-based charts on the Cryosphere Today website, the extent of polar sea ice was last year 1.6 million square kilometres greater than its average over the last 30 years – something which could never have been guessed from Attenborough’s dramatic film sequences, carefully chosen to convey the very different message the BBC wanted us to believe."

Actual current data from Cryosphere Today:

2 comments:

Neven said...

What on Earth could he mean? Is he stupid? Is he lying? Both?

Neven said...

Ah, I get it now. He refers to Antarctic sea ice area. What a funny little man.

word verif agrees: Dante

I wonder what circle Mr Booker is going to end up on. But I hope he gets really old first.