Antarctic Ice Growing

Scientists in Australia have shown the antarctic ice sheet, while shrinking at what are assumed to be normal rates in the west, is actually growing at above normal rates in the east, suggesting that the prevailing theory of a rapidly melting world ice supply is unsupported by the full body of evidence. The commentators at the end of this article do a fairly scathing job of condemning what they call “armchair global warming fanatics,” although some of the suggestions of global warming as an international scientific conspiracy designed to make Al Gore a billionaire seem a little far fetched.