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|I don't know if this is true or not|
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|TJSEVEN||Mar 30 2010, 10:23 PM Post #1|
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I don't know if this is true or not....but it's funny as hell!
Global Warming Activist Freezes to Death in Antarctica
Famed global warming activist James Schneider and a journalist friend were both found frozen to death on Saturday, about 90 miles from South Pole Station, by the pilot of a ski plane practicing emergency evacuation procedures.
"I couldn't believe what I was seeing", recounted the pilot, Jimmy Dolittle. "There were two snowmobiles with cargo sleds, a tent, and a bright orange rope that had been laid out on the ice, forming the words, 'HELP-COLD'."
One friend of Prof. Schneider told ecoEnquirer that he had been planning a trip to an ice sheet to film the devastation brought on by global warming. His wife, Linda, said that she had heard him discussing the trip with his environmental activist friends, but she assumed that he was talking about the Greenland ice sheet, a much smaller ice sheet than Antarctica.
"He kept talking about when they 'get down to chili', and I thought they were talking about the order in which they would consume their food supplies", Mrs. Schneider recounted. "I had no they were talking about Chile, the country from which you usually fly or sail in order to reach Antarctica."
Apparently, while all of Prof. Schneider's friends were assuming that the July trek would be to Greenland, during Northern Hemisphere summer, his plans were actually to snowmobile to the South Pole - which, in July, is in the dead of winter.
Mr. Dolittle related how some people do not realize that, even if there has been warming in Antarctica, the average temperature at the South Pole in July still runs about 70 degrees F below zero. "Some people think that July is warm everywhere on Earth."
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|roachrlsjr||Apr 1 2010, 12:53 AM Post #2|
Apparently it is false according to Snopes:
Looks like more shocking evidence of Fox Nation not being considered a real or reliable news source, unlike the lame-stream media...
But it could have been an early April Fool's joke!
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|wowgamer||Apr 28 2010, 08:17 PM Post #3|
|I'm starting to believe more and more that Men in Black is accurate. The best source of reliable information comes from tabloid magazines.|
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