Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Global chilling?

Not that I'm against preventing global warming but when I read something funny about it I have to write about it.

This from Yahoo News:

Frostbite ends Bancroft-Arnesen trek

By PATRICK CONDON, Associated Press Writer Mon Mar 12, 5:28 PM ET

MINNEAPOLIS - A North Pole expedition meant to bring attention to global warming was called off after one of the explorers got frostbite. The explorers, Ann Bancroft and Liv Arnesen, on Saturday called off what was intended to be a 530-mile trek across the Arctic Ocean after Arnesen suffered frostbite in three of her toes, and extreme cold temperatures drained the batteries in some of their electronic equipment.

Why funny? An expedition to bring attention to global warming and one of the trekkers gets frostbite because of the extreme cold? Oh come on...

Read rest of article here.

Photo: (AP Photo/Bancroft Arnesen Expedition, Hunter Bancroft)


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