Ice at the North Pole in 1958 and 1959 – not so thick

Note that the one shot was taken in March near the end of winter. The world is not going to come to an end with less ice at the North Pole.

Watts Up With That?

What would NSIDC and our media make of a photo like this if released by the NAVY today? Would we see headlines like “NORTH POLE NOW OPEN WATER”? Or maybe “Global warming melts North Pole”? Perhaps we would. sensationalism is all the rage these days. If it melts it makes headlines.

Skate (SSN-578), surfaced at the North Pole, 17 March 1959.

Some additional captures from the newsreel below show that the ice was pretty thin then, thin enough to assign deckhands to chip it off after surfacing.The newsreel is interesting, here is the transcript.

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Why Renewables Equal Death – Video

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Look closely at this graphic showing access to electrical power in Countries and Continents around the World. Access to reliable and constant electrical supply is something which we here in the already Developed World take so utterly for granted, something the people in those Countries do not have, and while you see some numbers here which may seem relatively small, the access to reliable, constant electrical power that others living in those Countries have is nothing compared to the scale that we have that access to…..TonyfromOz.

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The man who produced the following video is Paul Budline and he says the following.

First, pardon the overwrought subject heading, but I would like as many people as possible to see this five minute video that I just finished.  It focuses on the unintended consequences of Climate Change marchers demanding an end to fossil fuels.
It’s obviously shot…

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