This week, after reviewing his own new data, NASA climate scientist Jay Zwally said (via Real Science):
“At this rate, the Arctic Ocean could be nearly ice-free at the end of summer by 2012, much faster than previous predictions.”
Gore made similar predictions to a German audience in 2008. He told them that “the entire North ‘polarized’ cap will disappear in 5 years” (Ed Driscoll).
The sea ice surrounding Antarctica, which, as I reported in my book, has been steadily increasing throughout the period of satellite measurement that began in 1979, has hit a new all-time record high for areal coverage.
The new record anomaly for Southern Hemisphere sea ice, the ice encircling the southernmost continent, is 2.074 million square kilometers and was posted for the first time by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s The Cryosphere Today early Sunday morning. …
Joe Bastardi, Joseph D’Aleo, Alan Lammey, and guest Harold Ambler dissect some of the preconceived ideas being assumed by politicians such as Hillary Clinton in the cuture war of global warming, e.g., climate change. (Posted by Religio-Political Talk)
Also, predictions made in a religious/eschatological sense that will/have fail[ed]: