Correction

In my post on the Washington Post's refusal to correct this false statement by George Will:

According to the University of Illinois' Arctic Climate Research Center, global sea ice levels now equal those of 1979"

I also referred to the "University of Illinois' Arctic Climate Research Center". But the correct name, clearly given at the bottom of the page is the "Polar Research Group". I regret the error.

See also corrections from James Hrynyshyn and others, but not, of course, from George Will.

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I'd imagine Will did that deliberately. Can't call him on his bullshit if you can't verify the information one way or the other.

Well that's it then.
I'll never trust a word written here ever again.

> trust

"We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it and stop there lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove lid. She will never sit down on a hot stove lid again and that is well but also she will never sit down on a cold one anymore." â Mark Twain

By Hank Roberts (not verified) on 11 Apr 2009 #permalink

That's one of my favorite quotations and as such I have not communicated with Hank via telepathic connection to promulgate my views. And you telepathy deniers - stop your hating and shouting me down, despite the fact that I have no evidence for my beliefs!

Best,

D