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Antarctic Expedition to Plant 'Thousands of Trees' to Off Set Carbon Footprint of Rescue (!!!)
Breibart blog ^ | 1-5-2014 | Elizabeth Sheld

Posted on 01/06/2014 9:26:23 AM PST by Sir Napsalot

Members of the Antarctic expedition trapped in the regions icy tundra have pledged to plant "thousands" of trees to "cover" the carbon footprint resulting from their rescue. The Russian ship Akademik Shokalskiy became lodged in ice on Christmas Eve during a research study on global warming.

Debate has heated up, no pun intended, over exactly how many trees will need to be planted to offset the rescue effort's "damage."

The expedition had pledged to plant about 800 kauri trees in Northland to cover its carbon footprint. Environmentalists believe planting trees helps to offset the impact of burning fuels such as diesel.

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


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KEYWORDS: antarctic; antarctica; china; russia; shokalskiy
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Anything to keep these nutcases in the news loop......

Next time send a nuclear powered submarine, and they should pledge to build a couple (dozens?) nuclear power plants?

1 posted on 01/06/2014 9:26:23 AM PST by Sir Napsalot
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To: Sir Napsalot

LOL,

‘Global warming science team trapped in ice and record cold’


2 posted on 01/06/2014 9:27:57 AM PST by sickoflibs (Obama : 'If you like your Doctor you can keep him, PERIOD! Don't believe the GOPs warnings')
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To: sickoflibs

Yes, and I am sure they will form a ring and sing songs to praise Mother Gaia.

Instead of US Coast Guards and us US Taxpayers.


3 posted on 01/06/2014 9:30:00 AM PST by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Sir Napsalot

They do realize everyone of them will die within days, right? This is satire, right?


4 posted on 01/06/2014 9:31:50 AM PST by jsanders2001
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To: Sir Napsalot

Funny, you’d think they would have planted them in
Antarctica...


5 posted on 01/06/2014 9:32:25 AM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: jsanders2001

Uh... to be fair...

they probably aren’t planning on planting them in Antarctica...


6 posted on 01/06/2014 9:33:53 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Every news story reads like a comedy script to me today.


7 posted on 01/06/2014 9:34:22 AM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: MrB
"plant about 800 kauri trees in Northland "

I don't know where that is....

8 posted on 01/06/2014 9:36:04 AM PST by Hot Tabasco (Miss Muffit suffered from arachnophobia.....)
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To: tet68

First thought came to mind -

Fake Christmas trees can survive planting in Antarctica.


9 posted on 01/06/2014 9:37:29 AM PST by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Any one noticed this? ‘.... to offset the rescue effort’s “damage.” ‘?

These numbskulls view their rescue as ‘damaging’.

So to avoid ‘damage’, ignore them and let them thaw out by natural ways......


10 posted on 01/06/2014 9:42:33 AM PST by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Here’s the problem with these dingbats. Imagine if you had just planted thousands of Trees...because of your footprint, your “net” amounts to zero. Idiots!!


11 posted on 01/06/2014 9:43:15 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Hot Tabasco
I don't know where that is....

Northland is one of the regions of New Zealand. The main center is the city of Whangarei and the largest town is Kerikeri.

12 posted on 01/06/2014 9:43:45 AM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts ("Gun horror is not a productive emotion, it's learned helplessness disguised as moral superiority.")
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To: jsanders2001

The trees, the EnviroNuts, or both?


13 posted on 01/06/2014 9:44:00 AM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Plant the trees, and another group of enviro-nazis will cut them down to make way for wind farms.


14 posted on 01/06/2014 9:46:24 AM PST by aimhigh
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To: Sir Napsalot

Look at it this way, they could have paid for the abortions on demand for a number of babies that would be the equivalent of the number of trees and have a longer lasting effect.
Then on the other hand, they could kill themselves and a number of relatives to offset the damage they have inflected upon the environment.
Will this curse of Global Warming never end?


15 posted on 01/06/2014 9:47:33 AM PST by BilLies ("Will none rid me of this lying bastard ?")
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To: Sir Napsalot
Environmentalists believe planting trees helps to offset the impact of burning fuels such as diesel.
16 posted on 01/06/2014 9:50:20 AM PST by Graybeard58 (_.. ._. .. _. _._ __ ___ ._. . ___ ..._ ._ ._.. _ .. _. .)
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To: Sir Napsalot

My guess is that they are catching a lot of flak from their fellow true-believers. They were mocked so brutally on the internet (at a time of a severe cold wave in the US), and the combination of the two has to have an effect on the lower information types.

This is their penance, and path back into the good graces of the flock.


17 posted on 01/06/2014 9:50:39 AM PST by jjsheridan5
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To: Sir Napsalot

I was going to suggest planting 800 ‘climate scientists’ as that would have an IMMEDIATE effect on any so-called carbon footprint.....


18 posted on 01/06/2014 9:50:59 AM PST by yadent
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To: Sir Napsalot

Actually, increased CO2 levels result in increased plant growth....naturally.


19 posted on 01/06/2014 9:51:00 AM PST by Huskrrrr
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Thanks Sir Napsalot.
20 posted on 01/06/2014 9:51:33 AM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: Sir Napsalot
Thou hath sinned against the Church of Algore, thus ye must purchase an indulgence.


21 posted on 01/06/2014 9:52:03 AM PST by Rebelbase (Tagline: optional, printed after your name on post)
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To: MrB
they probably aren’t planning on planting them in Antarctica...

Why not? They should be planting coconut trees! Then the polar bears can have lots of yummy coconut meat to feast on!

Hey, come to think of it, a coconut ought to be the symbol on their flag!

22 posted on 01/06/2014 9:53:14 AM 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: MrB

> Uh... to be fair...

they probably aren’t planning on planting them in Antarctica...

You underestimate liberal craziness...lol


23 posted on 01/06/2014 9:53:33 AM PST by jsanders2001
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To: Sir Napsalot

And I think we all need to have more wood-fired and charcoal-fired Barbeques for counter-compensate this “green” insanity. . .

Heck, the extra fossil fuels burned in the current “Polar Vortex” will more than offset it as well. . .

Of course, if I was evil, I’d get the name and address of each and every one of the “rescue-ees” and send ‘em photos of the land we clear-cut in reaction. . . (evil grin)


24 posted on 01/06/2014 9:54:49 AM PST by Salgak (http://catalogoftehburningstoopid.blogspot.com 100% all-natural snark !)
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To: Sir Napsalot

for a second I thought they meant they were going to plant a forest in Antarctica

lol


25 posted on 01/06/2014 9:55:08 AM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: Sir Napsalot
How do I get in the business of selling global warming indulgences for the remission of environmental sins?
26 posted on 01/06/2014 9:55:58 AM PST by KarlInOhio (Everyone get online for Obamacare on 10/1. Overload the system and crash it hard!)
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To: Salgak

I’ve got some ribs on charcoal right now.
Yeah, it 3 degrees above...


27 posted on 01/06/2014 9:57:50 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks ("Say Not the Struggle Naught Availeth.")
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To: KarlInOhio

Tree farmers?


28 posted on 01/06/2014 9:59:45 AM PST by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Liberals. The world’s most expensive comedians.


29 posted on 01/06/2014 10:03:31 AM PST by Anton.Rutter
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To: Sir Napsalot

What about the thousands of trees cut down in Scotland to make way for Wind Farms ?


30 posted on 01/06/2014 10:03:34 AM PST by molson209 (Hillary Clinton)
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To: Sir Napsalot

I can think of at least a million places where trees grow better than the Antarctic.


31 posted on 01/06/2014 10:08:10 AM PST by GingisK
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To: Sir Napsalot

Sounds to me that they should be doing something to put more carbon in the air.... Need to do something about global cooling.


32 posted on 01/06/2014 10:08:18 AM PST by TruthWillWin (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples money.)
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To: jjsheridan5

But of course.

It is all about HOW THEY FEEL....


33 posted on 01/06/2014 10:08:57 AM PST by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: molson209; aimhigh

“Natural Cycle” in Treehuggers’ term.


34 posted on 01/06/2014 10:11:08 AM PST by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: aimhigh

I love trees... I hate enviro-nazis.


35 posted on 01/06/2014 10:17:59 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS! BETTER DEAD THAN RED!)
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To: Sir Napsalot

I’ll help them out by planting a couple plum trees this spring. But I will be cutting down about 40 dying ash trees too. So they better plant 38 extra because of me. I guess I wasn’t a big help after all. oh well...


36 posted on 01/06/2014 10:18:11 AM PST by RadiationRomeo (Step into my mind and glimpse the madness that is me)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

You sir... are the real deal!


37 posted on 01/06/2014 10:20:41 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS! BETTER DEAD THAN RED!)
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To: Sir Napsalot



38 posted on 01/06/2014 10:23:49 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ( a Safe..and Sane....2014 To All!)
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To: KarlInOhio

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39 posted on 01/06/2014 10:25:20 AM PST by BilLies ("Will none rid me of this lying bastard ?")
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To: Sir Napsalot

Hey - let them knock themselves out. They wanna plant trees to offset whatever the hell, let ‘em. Let them feel all good and warm and fuzzy about themselves; maybe this will lead them to stop being idiotic scientists for all of us.


40 posted on 01/06/2014 10:25:56 AM PST by lesko
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To: Sir Napsalot

They absolutely need to plant all those thousands of trees in the Antarctic, where they have fouled the planet. No fair planting them elsewhere.


41 posted on 01/06/2014 10:30:47 AM PST by txrefugee
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To: yadent

Excellent idea! Plant the 800 ‘climate scientists’ in Antarctica. That would save a lot of money for our sane citizens.


42 posted on 01/06/2014 10:46:24 AM PST by abclily
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To: LibLieSlayer
I can grill any day it's not hailing...
43 posted on 01/06/2014 10:53:32 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks ("Say Not the Struggle Naught Availeth.")
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To: COBOL2Java

Ah, but coconut oil is bad for you...because...
well, because it’s yummy.


44 posted on 01/06/2014 11:01:00 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Sir Napsalot

The latest lib madness is the movement to disinvest in fossil fuel companies. Yeah, shut them down tomorrow. The effect? The loss of millions of jobs, mass bankruptcies, the mass disruption of transportation, disruption of the food supply, and putting tens of millions of people into the cold, probably with hundreds or even thousands of deaths. Such is liberal wisdom.


45 posted on 01/06/2014 11:13:32 AM PST by Steve_Seattle
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To: Sir Napsalot

What is better proof that global warming has become a cult than carbon sinners must atone for their transgressions against the global warming gods by planting trees.


46 posted on 01/06/2014 11:16:36 AM PST by The Great RJ
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To: Sir Napsalot

They are such hippocrites. Even before the rescue efforts they spent huge amounts of fossil fuels to go on their little cruise. Now they are spinning it into how thoughtful they are by planning to plant trees.


47 posted on 01/06/2014 11:21:14 AM PST by pfflier
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To: Sir Napsalot

The trees will do better if they have lots of CO2 for food.


48 posted on 01/06/2014 11:28:22 AM PST by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Wait.
Won’t the darkening of land masses with vegetation simply INCREASE the earth’s temperature?


49 posted on 01/06/2014 11:30:58 AM PST by RandallFlagg (IRS = Internal Revenge Service)
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To: Sir Napsalot

The idiot professor claims the expedition is in the spirit of Mawson, the Australian explorer. The man’s actually defaming Mawson with that claim. Mawson saved himself with an unbelievable act of endurance. Chris Turney and fellow partiers by comparison are despicable.

Here’s a link to his tweets. Quite a few folks already nailed his dumb ass for stupidity.


50 posted on 01/06/2014 11:33:38 AM PST by meatloaf (Impeach Obama. That's my New Year's resolution.)
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