6 september 2009
Ban Ki-moon trillar i en vak
"BBC viewers were treated last week to the bizarre spectacle of Mr Ban Ki-moon standing on an Arctic ice-floe making a series of statements so laughable that it was hard to believe such a man can be Secretary-General of the UN. Thanks to global warming, he claimed, "100 billion tons" of polar ice are melting each year, so that within 30 years the Arctic could be "ice-free". This was supported by a WWF claim that the ice is melting so fast that, by 2100, sea-levels could rise by 1.2 metres (four feet), which would lead to "floods affecting a quarter of the world"."
Läs Christopher Bookers krönika på Telegraph.co.uk.
Läs också Magnus artikel med fakta kring isens utbredning i Arktis samma dag som Ban Ki-moon stod och svamlade.