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Atlas to Correct Melting Greenland

A correction will be made to a renowned atlas, a recent edition of which incorrectly showed Greenland lost extreme amounts of ice.

By | September 23, 2011

FLICKR, BANYANMAN

Following an uproar by glaciologists after the most recent version of the The Times Comprehensive Atlas of the World presented Greenland as having lost 15 percent of its ice in the past 12 years (a loss 150 times greater than currently predicted), the atlas’s publishers, HarperCollins, has announced in a statement that it is working toward producing a new, more accurate map.

Concerned that such a glaring error would serve as fodder for climate change skeptics, scientists urged HarperCollins to make a correction and worked feverishly to track the source of the data, provided by the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) in Boulder, Colorado, and determined that the map focused on Greenland’s central glacier yet did not account for smaller, peripheral glaciers, ScienceInsider reports.

In a statement earlier this week, HarperCollins apologized for the mistake: “This was done without consulting the scientific community and was incorrect. We apologise for this and will seek the advice of scientists on any future public statements."

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Avatar of: mememine

mememine

Posts: 7

September 23, 2011

Climate Blame was a sick and tragic exaggeration that made
fools out of all of us, otherwise we would be seeing the thousands of saintly
scientists marching in the streets and warning us of an approaching climate
change “crisisâ€쳌 and ACTING like climate change was the comet hit of a disaster
they said it was.

We former believers are happy for the planet, not disappointed
and since we are now the voting majority, 
we won’t be allowing this insanity of taxing the air to make the weather
colder and to lower the seas. We are removing the CO2 mistake entirely and will
continue good stewardship anew, without you remaining doomers and without your
twisted and sick fear of doom.

Now who’s the real fear mongering necon eh?

It was your turn to be gad girls with your politically correct
conformity.

 The CO2 mistake was
another Bush like false war, only for libs this time, and for religion,
journalism, and all of science and civilized humanity itself. And isn’t it
ironic that it was scientists who “deniedâ€쳌 the dangers of their pesticides, you
know, the pesticides that poisoned our planet in the first place, apparently.
Billions of children were falsely condemned to a CO2 death knowingly, so let’s
get the charges over with sooner than later:

U.S. Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20530-0001

By Phone: Department of Justice Main Switchboard
-202-514-2000

Office of the Attorney General Public Comment Line
-202-353-1555

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Posts: 0

September 23, 2011

Climate Blame was a sick and tragic exaggeration that made
fools out of all of us, otherwise we would be seeing the thousands of saintly
scientists marching in the streets and warning us of an approaching climate
change “crisisâ€쳌 and ACTING like climate change was the comet hit of a disaster
they said it was.

We former believers are happy for the planet, not disappointed
and since we are now the voting majority, 
we won’t be allowing this insanity of taxing the air to make the weather
colder and to lower the seas. We are removing the CO2 mistake entirely and will
continue good stewardship anew, without you remaining doomers and without your
twisted and sick fear of doom.

Now who’s the real fear mongering necon eh?

It was your turn to be gad girls with your politically correct
conformity.

 The CO2 mistake was
another Bush like false war, only for libs this time, and for religion,
journalism, and all of science and civilized humanity itself. And isn’t it
ironic that it was scientists who “deniedâ€쳌 the dangers of their pesticides, you
know, the pesticides that poisoned our planet in the first place, apparently.
Billions of children were falsely condemned to a CO2 death knowingly, so let’s
get the charges over with sooner than later:

U.S. Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20530-0001

By Phone: Department of Justice Main Switchboard
-202-514-2000

Office of the Attorney General Public Comment Line
-202-353-1555

Avatar of:

Posts: 0

September 23, 2011

Climate Blame was a sick and tragic exaggeration that made
fools out of all of us, otherwise we would be seeing the thousands of saintly
scientists marching in the streets and warning us of an approaching climate
change “crisisâ€쳌 and ACTING like climate change was the comet hit of a disaster
they said it was.

We former believers are happy for the planet, not disappointed
and since we are now the voting majority, 
we won’t be allowing this insanity of taxing the air to make the weather
colder and to lower the seas. We are removing the CO2 mistake entirely and will
continue good stewardship anew, without you remaining doomers and without your
twisted and sick fear of doom.

Now who’s the real fear mongering necon eh?

It was your turn to be gad girls with your politically correct
conformity.

 The CO2 mistake was
another Bush like false war, only for libs this time, and for religion,
journalism, and all of science and civilized humanity itself. And isn’t it
ironic that it was scientists who “deniedâ€쳌 the dangers of their pesticides, you
know, the pesticides that poisoned our planet in the first place, apparently.
Billions of children were falsely condemned to a CO2 death knowingly, so let’s
get the charges over with sooner than later:

U.S. Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20530-0001

By Phone: Department of Justice Main Switchboard
-202-514-2000

Office of the Attorney General Public Comment Line
-202-353-1555

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Posts: 0

September 25, 2011

Another illiterate right winger.  It's the SCIENTISTS THEMSELVES who are calling for this correction.  Take your religious fanaticism and slither back under your rock.

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September 25, 2011

Another illiterate right winger.  It's the SCIENTISTS THEMSELVES who are calling for this correction.  Take your religious fanaticism and slither back under your rock.

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Anonymous

September 25, 2011

Another illiterate right winger.  It's the SCIENTISTS THEMSELVES who are calling for this correction.  Take your religious fanaticism and slither back under your rock.

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