Yes, yes, just to get the obligatory ‘of courses’ out of the way up front: of course ‘weather’ is not the same as ‘climate’; and of course the thickest iciest ice on record could well be evidence of ‘global warming’, just as 40-and-sunny and a 35-below blizzard and 12 degrees and partly cloudy with occasional showers are all apparently manifestations of ‘climate change’; and of course the global warm-mongers are entirely sincere in their belief that the massive carbon footprint

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Tags: Al Gore, Amundsen, Big Climate, carbon, climate, eco-doom tourism, ecopalypse, Environment, Humour, ice, IPCC, Miley Cyrus, Rajendra Pachauri, Scott, Titanic, Weather