Five Years Since John Holdren Predicted Ice Free Winters

In 2009, White House science adviser John Holdren forecast ice-free Arctic winters at the 18:54 mark of this audio :

…if you lose the summer sea ice, there are phenomena that could lead you not so very long thereafter to lose the winter sea ice as well. And if you lose that sea ice year round, it’s going to mean drastic climatic change all over the hemisphere.

web.archive.org/web/20101205194353/http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/ideas_20090119_10989.mp3

h/t to Tom Nelson: Complete barking madness from John Holdren, Obama’s science advisor

So how is that working out five years later?

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10 Responses to Five Years Since John Holdren Predicted Ice Free Winters

  1. nigelf says:

    It’s not worked out too well for him. The logical conclusion from this is that anything he says is probably bullshit and should be dismissed.

  2. gator69 says:

    You know you are an alarmist when… 😉

  3. ounceoflogic says:

    White House advisor in the o’bama years? — nuff said.

  4. Fred from Canuckistan says:

    Holden is to science what Kraft dinner is to haute cuisine.

  5. Bill C says:

    Hold all liberals accountable for all of these predictions. Governments, businesses and individuals have relied on these predictions.

  6. Psalmon says:

    Their favorite words: If and Could.

  7. Andy DC says:

    Even Reggie’s blowtorch will have trouble removing all that ice!

  8. Steve Case says:

    After all, there is some truth to global warming, but for practical purposes, it’s pure bullshit.

  9. ccglea says:

    if you like your doctor, you can keep him, if you like your insurance, you can keep it too.

    I promise to run the most transparent administration in history!

    at least their consistent!

  10. Brian H says:

    they’re

    Yeah, a 180° correction is the winning policy for Administration stats and promises.

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