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Bill Nye the Science Guy Confuses Arctic with Antarctic at Global Warming Debate
Frontpage Mag ^ | 02/17/2014 | Daniel Greenfield

Posted on 02/17/2014 2:55:39 PM PST by SeekAndFind

Arctic, Antarctic, who cares? The science is settled. Just look at this hockey stick. So what if it’s really a baseball bat. The science is settled, I tell you. We settled it one weekend and now it’s settled for good.

At 8 min. 30 seconds in, Nye holds up a picture of Arctic and asks: ‘Would you say that the Antarctic has less ice than it used to?’

Climate Depot’s Answer: NO! See: Antarctic Sea Ice Extent is on track to have highest minimum in modern satellite era! – ‘Sea Ice Extent is 27.4% above normal as of Feb 7 2014′

Er, Bill, that graphic you’re holding up is one of the Arctic, and not the Antarctic. Nye doesn’t even know north from south!

And concerning global sea ice, today it is at near normal levels. Nye cherry-picking the single data-point of September 2013 at the single location of the Arctic is not a persuasive argument – never mind him using the wrong chart.

This is why treating a creepy kids’ TV show host like a science expert is a bad idea, but we live in liberal mediaville where no errors by progressives ever get acknowledged.

So Time Magazine headlines this embarrassing performance as “Bill Nye Scolds GOP Congresswoman On Global Warming”.

“Neither (Bill) nor I are climate scientists. He is an engineer and an actor, I am a member of Congress. And what we have to do is look at the information that we get from climate scientists,” said Rep. Blackburn.

Bill Nye responded harshly to the congresswoman.

“We have overwhelming evidence that the climate is changing. That you cannot tie any one event to that is not the same as doubt about the whole thing,” said Nye. “There is no debate in the scientific community. I encourage the congresswoman to really look at the facts. You are our leader. We need you to change things, not deny what’s happening.”

Yes Marsha, please change the Arctic into the Antarctic. Immediately. There’s no point in denying that the Arctic is really the Antarctic. Just change it immediately. A guy who made faces on TV for a few years told you so.

 


TOPICS: Science; Society; Weather
KEYWORDS: antarctic; antarctica; arctic; artic; billnye; climatechange; demagogicparty; globalwarming; globalwarminghoax; glowbullwarming; hoax; memebuilding; partisanmediashill; partisanmediashills

1 posted on 02/17/2014 2:55:39 PM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

What kind of “Scientist” is Bill Nye the Science Guy? His most advanced degree is a Bachelor’s, majoring in Mechanical Engineering. “Dr. Phil” and “Dr Laura,” while not being “doctors,” have more claim to their titles than this joker.


2 posted on 02/17/2014 3:01:45 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: SeekAndFind

Well, there aren’t always ants in the Arctic, only when it’s warm enough from global warming, and drowned Polar bears attract ‘em.


3 posted on 02/17/2014 3:02:43 PM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Arctic or Antarctic. Constitution or Declaration of Independence? What difference does it make?


4 posted on 02/17/2014 3:03:21 PM PST by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: SeekAndFind

“What do you call a group of 10 or more penguins on an ice sheet in the Arctic?”

A: REALLY lost — by about 12.000 miles ...


5 posted on 02/17/2014 3:03:33 PM PST by mikrofon (Anti-Climarctic)
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To: Cyber Liberty

He’s a children’s entertainer. That says it all.


6 posted on 02/17/2014 3:03:47 PM PST by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: Cyber Liberty

Actually, Dr. Laura earned a master’s and Ph.D. in physiology in 1974 at Columbia. And unlike Obama, we actually know what her doctoral dissertation was.

Dr. Phil earned a Ph.D. degree in clinical psychology in 1979 at the University of North Texas.


7 posted on 02/17/2014 3:05:16 PM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

What a bufoon! The climatards beclown themselves again


8 posted on 02/17/2014 3:05:39 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: SeekAndFind

Funny how it was Summer in Antartica when the ICE froze in the morons on their little ship of fools....


9 posted on 02/17/2014 3:07:19 PM PST by GraceG
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To: SeekAndFind

Hey! Bill Nye’s just as much an expert in the field of science as Al Gore! Oh, wait...


10 posted on 02/17/2014 3:09:58 PM PST by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: SeekAndFind

Bill, only fake people put fake hair on their head.

I ask you. What amount of money will it take to control climate? Why does this attack me?


11 posted on 02/17/2014 3:13:42 PM PST by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/ ?s)
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To: SeekAndFind

I proudly stand corrected. I don’t much care for either of the personalities mentioned, but I’m glad to hear they came upon their credentials to old-fashioned way: They earned it.


12 posted on 02/17/2014 3:18:36 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: SeekAndFind
Only tangentially related, but it always surprises me how many professional pilots get their 'left & right' all messed up and how often they do so.

I've flown with lots of high time retired military and active civil pilots who will read back an instruction correctly to ATC and then execute the turn in the wrong direction. It doesn't seem to correlate with skill as a pilot, but seems like one of those brain fade events. Pilots do a lot better with the up/down thing usually.

For that reason, and only for that, I would tend to give the officious little Nye guy a pass. Just a 'senior moment' that will soon pass. Bow tie too tight probably.

13 posted on 02/17/2014 3:19:07 PM PST by billorites (nichtarbeit macht frei)
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To: SeekAndFind

Bill Nye is not a scientist...but he did stay at a Holiday Inn Express last night.


14 posted on 02/17/2014 3:19:11 PM PST by henkster (Communists never negotiate.)
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To: henkster

RE: Bill Nye is not a scientist...but he did stay at a Holiday Inn Express last night.

I’m a little slow... what’s the connection?


15 posted on 02/17/2014 3:21:40 PM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind
what’s the connection?

Apparently you didn't stay at a Holiday Inn Express last night.

16 posted on 02/17/2014 3:25:30 PM PST by Libloather (Embrace the suck)
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To: SeekAndFind

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l8Ah8WTL2i8


17 posted on 02/17/2014 3:28:16 PM PST by henkster (Communists never negotiate.)
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To: SeekAndFind
Bill Nye the Seance Guy is an idiot.

Polar Cap Supposed to Disappear by 2013 is 60% Larger than 2012 September 16, 2013


18 posted on 02/17/2014 3:48:42 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: All
“There is no debate in the scientific community. I encourage the congresswoman to really look at the facts...."

You can't handle the facts, Bill!

Global Warming Skeptics Question Authority

Princeton Professor Denies Global Warming Theory

31,000 Scientists Rejecting Global Warming Theory to be Named Monday

German scientists reject man-made global warming

Real Scientist Uncover Serious Flaw In Global Warming Data

Physicist Howard Hayden's one-letter disproof of global warming claims [pre-Climategate]

‘Consensus’ On Man-Made Global Warming Collapses in 2008

Global Warming Petition Project
31,487 American scientists have signed this petition, including 9,029 with PhDs

19 posted on 02/17/2014 3:54:06 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: All
“We have overwhelming evidence that the climate is changing."

The climate is always changing and always has, doofus.

Does this look like we're headed for historic warming?


20 posted on 02/17/2014 3:56:37 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Bill Nye the Fail Guy


21 posted on 02/17/2014 3:56:55 PM PST by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis
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To: SeekAndFind
Ever worked with or for an engineer?

Arrogance is one of their better qualities.

22 posted on 02/17/2014 4:04:19 PM PST by TexasCajun
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To: SeekAndFind; Revolting cat!; GeronL; JoeProBono
Separated at Birf???


23 posted on 02/17/2014 4:06:25 PM PST by a fool in paradise ("Health care is too important to be left to the government.")
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To: GeronL

Did Captain Kangaroo really give military advice during the Viet Nam War?


24 posted on 02/17/2014 4:08:13 PM PST by a fool in paradise ("Health care is too important to be left to the government.")
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To: a fool in paradise


25 posted on 02/17/2014 4:31:33 PM PST by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: SeekAndFind

I don’t attach a great deal of significance to anything the host of a children’s television program has to say.


26 posted on 02/17/2014 5:18:50 PM PST by Arm_Bears (Shoot cops that shoot dogs.)
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To: Arm_Bears

Or mediocre Ex-VP and failed presidential candidate.


27 posted on 02/17/2014 6:26:07 PM PST by RetiredTexasVet (Anything regarding this administration ..... remember I told you so first!)
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To: Cyber Liberty
most of if not practically all of the scientists say global warming is happening and that it it going to destroy the planet. also most of the media,gov, politicians etc say the same thing and that global warming is real

i say they are ALL liars and idiots . global warming is not happening and hasn't.

i’m not a scientist. but i know the truth

28 posted on 02/18/2014 2:43:10 AM PST by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: SeekAndFind
many of these global warming scientists have PHD’s ,work at NASA , etc. so some gov agency grants them a degree proclaims them a scientist and so then I”m supposed to believe anything these scientists say because they are “experts” and i’m just a little nobody?NO WAY. many of these scientists say global warming and AWG is real . I say they are liars or idiots or both and that global warming is a hoax. I don't have a PHD nor degree from some stupid university . but i’m not going to believe anything these marxist morons say ever . i know what is real. there is no global warming and socialism/government doesn't work . but the majority of these scientists and media etc. do believe those 2 false theories
29 posted on 02/18/2014 2:52:23 AM PST by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: mikrofon

Climate Change Dictionary :

PEER REVIEW: The act of banding together a group of like-minded academics with a funding conflict of interest, for the purpose of squeezing out any research voices that threaten the multi-million dollar government grant gravy train.

SETTLED SCIENCE: Betrayal of the scientific method for politics or money or both.

DENIER: Anyone who suspects the truth.

CLIMATE CHANGE: What has been happening for billions of years, but should now be flogged to produce ‘panic for profit.’

NOBEL PEACE PRIZE: Leftist Nutcase Prize, unrelated to “Peace” in any meaningful way.

DATA, EVIDENCE: Unnecessary details. If anyone asks for this, see “DENIER,” above.

CLIMATE SCIENTIST: A person skilled in spouting obscure, scientific-sounding jargon that has the effect of deflecting requests for “DATA” by “DENIERS.” Also skilled at affecting an aura of “Smartest Person in the Room” to buffalo gullible legislators and journalists.

JUNK SCIENCE: The use of invalid scientific evidence resulting in findings of causation

EXPERT: Career Politician who has no scientific credentials or training, but who stands to profit greatly from peddling the latest academic snake oil.


30 posted on 02/18/2014 10:40:38 AM PST by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad and lived with his parents .)
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