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What a wonderful thing it is to be optimistic about global warming.
Turns out there are more penguin colonies than first thought (I suspect this means that the number of penguins in greater than first thought [although it does not necessarily follow]).
At the end of the article we are inspired to the perils faced by the penguins if A the ice breaks up or B the ice gets bigger. In both cases (and I am sure both are caused by Man). the penguins face extinction.
What again are the criteria for nullifying the AGW (or is it ACC now) hypothesis?
I keep reading how the hypothesis has been proved, but I can't find the criteria for disproving it. Apparently Increasing Ice Extent and Decreasing Ice Extent are both proof.
This is bad news. Dark poo absorbs heat which causes the climate to heat up. More penguins is thus bad news not good. maybe we need to cull a few of the surplus populations? Or we need to explain to the penguins that they must poo white and not brown. I'm sure it just needs a quick slight of genetic modification.
Otherwise, if we are to be expected to paint our roofs and roads white (except in the UK where Health and safety regulations etc apparently prevent it) then what's the point if penguins are pooping brown all over the ice?
"We can't see actual penguins on the satellite maps because the resolution isn't good enough."
So, how do they know they are observing penguin colonies? They also note that according to the brown stains, a total of twelve colonies were either missing or relocated when compared to old maps of colonies.
Seems like they have all the uncertainties nailed...