Global Warming Smackdown: Tankers Trapped In Midsummer Arctic Sea Ice

The sad thing is it doesn’t matter how much the data goes against the predictions, even very reasonable people seem impervious to being swayed from their belief in climatism.

I can think of a few with whom it would be nice to image that in years to come I’ll have that conversation where they start “You know what, you were right all along…” and I’ll respond politely “That’s all right – how could you have possibly known…”

Many people, particularly on the left in my experience, genuinely care about the environment but have got into a state where they think just because they care (and presumably skeptics don’t) any action is justified, despite the obvious direct costs, waste of resources, opportunity costs and many obvious practical downsides.


By Paul Homewood

From GWPF:


GLOBAL WARMING SMACKDOWN - Arctic Midsummer Freeze

Shipping in the Gulf of Ob is paralysed and the situation complicated, icebreaker company Rosatomflot says. | The Independent Barents Observer

Via The Barents Observer :

It is late June, but the winter has not abandoned the Gulf of Ob. The shallow bay, which houses two of Russia’s biggest Arctic out-shipment terminals for oil and gas, remains packed with fast ice.

It has created a complicated situation, Rosatomflot says. The state company which manages the Russian nuclear-powered icebreakers, confirms that independent shipping in the area is «paralysed» and that LNG carriers and tankers are stuck.

The shipping companies had expected the Gulf of Ob to be free of ice in the course of June and that icebreaker assistance would not be necessary. They were wrong.

According to Rosatomflot, there appears to be a need for icebreaker services in the area at least until after…

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