29 September 2009

Swimming At The Pole & American Climate Literacy (or lack of same)

Posted by Dan Satterfield

The Guardian newspaper has a story on American climate illiteracy. Being on air, and talking about climate change, I suspect it’s correct. Some of the comments I get after writing or airing something related to climate science truly amaze me.

Worth a read:

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Click image to read the story by David Adam the Guardian Env. Correspondent.

Now watch this incredible video of the first ever swim at the North Pole. I can tell you first hand that you cannot imagine how cold that water is. I count myself as one of the lucky few to see a Polar Bear on the ice. A sight you will never forget. Will my grandchildren be able to see it. I sincerely doubt it.