Booker Exposes Wadhams’ Crackpot Theories

Posted: October 3, 2016 by oldbrew in alarmism, sea ice

Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me.

Arctic ice scare merchants are fast running out of credibility in the face of the inconvenient – for them – facts.


Booker in the Telegraph today:

I know it is only two weeks since I last reported on Arctic ice, but the latest news from that front is even more remarkable. My theme then was those sad climate activists who regularly venture into the polar regions because they have been fooled into thinking that the ice is vanishing but find it so thick that they have to be rushed back to safety. But this week’s focus is on those responsible for fooling them.

For nine years, two professors – Wieslaw Maslowski from California and Peter Wadhams from Cambridge – have been in the forefront of warning that, thanks to runaway global warming, the Arctic will soon be “ice-free”. Their every dire prediction has been eagerly reported by the warmist media, led by the BBC, In 2007 they said this would happen “by 2013”.

In July 2008 The Independent even devoted its…

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  1. ren says:

    And is not the end.

  2. ren says:

    In the mountains in Europe above 1,000 meters snow will fall. Temperature will be like in November.

  3. oldbrew says:

    We need critics like Booker to keep holding climate alarmists’ feet to the fire when they make assertions that don’t stack up. Letting them get away with it only encourages more of the same.

  4. tom0mason says:

    Anything that releases some of Wadham’s over-inflated hubris must be good.

  5. Don Keiller says:

    My recent email to “professor” Wadhams.

    Dear Professor Wadhams.

    Good to see you in the news again (Sunday Telegraph)
    scroll down to “Climate zealots exposed as the Arctic ice fails to melt away” and see this as well.

    The good news is that you stand to win £2000.

    Regards and best,

    Dr D Keiller

  6. oldbrew says:

    More bad news for Prof Wadhams: his Arctic sea ice crystal ball has a serious malfunction it seems.

    ‘Extraordinary September Arctic Sea Ice Growth…Rate Of Increase As Strong As Typical November!’
    By P Gosselin on 5. October 2016

  7. oldbrew says:

    Telegraph: Experts said Arctic sea ice would melt entirely by September 2016 – they were wrong

    Complete with a pic of what looks like a fire-breathing polar bear.

  8. oldbrew says:

    The Arctic sea ice prediction row rumbles on…

    Climate change scientist who said Arctic would be free of sea ice by last month eats humble pie as data show there’s MORE there now than there was four years ago

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