ANOTHER Frost-Bitten Junk Scientist Rescued Before Freezing to Death
Junk Scientist Rescued Before Freezing to Death–
Tom Smitheringale became the 4th junk scientist in 4 years who had to be rescued at the North Pole before freezing to death.
You can follow Tom’s Epic Journey on his website here.
The Herald reported:
TOM Smitheringale wanted to prove the world was warming. Now he’s another alarmist with frostbite.
The 40-year-old from Perth planned to be the first Australian to trek unassisted to the North Pole, but announced he’d raise some consciousness along the way.
As he wrote on his website: “Part of the reason Tom’s One Man Epic is taking place now is because of the effect that global warming is having on the polar ice caps.”
Indeed, he wanted to see the North Pole while it was still there: “Some scientists have even estimated that the polar ice cap will have entirely melted away by 2014!”
But Antarctica isn’t melting away, and Arctic ice has slowly increased since its big low in 1997.
But no one seems to have told Tom, who soon found his extremities freezing.
Two weeks ago he nearly called off his trek after suffering excruciating pain in his fingers and thumbs, forcing him to call in emergency help.
And last week he had to be rescued by Canadian soldiers after falling through the ice sheet.
“(I) came very close to the grave,” he said, on being flown out.
This is actually now the fourth year running that warming alarmists have had to be rescued from expeditions to prove the Arctic is warmer than it actually is. It’s a metaphor.
Here’s a photo of Tom’s frost-bitten toes from his blog: