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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

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Military Construction And Veterans Affairs And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 November 9, 2015
James Inhofe, R-OK
"A recent NASA study that was published in the Journal of Glaciology found that gains in the Antarctic ice sheets are much greater than the estimated losses. This runs counter to the IPCC 2013 report that suggests there was a net loss of ice on the continent."
Howard P. “Buck” Mckeon National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2015 May 21, 2014
Howard McKeon, R-CA
"(a) Findings.—Congress makes the following findings: (1) Commencing August 26, 1946, though late February 1947 the United States Navy Antarctic Developments Program Task Force 68, codenamed “Operation Highjump” initiated and undertook the largest ever-to-this-date exploration of the Antarctic continent. (2) The primary mission of the Task Force 68 organized by Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd Jr. USN, (Ret) and led by Rear Admiral Richard H. Cruzen, USN, was to do the following: (A) Establish the Antarctic research base Little America "
Climate Change March 11, 2014
James Inhofe, R-OK
"A paper published in the October Journal of Climate examines the trend of sea ice extent along the east Antarctic coast from 2000 to 2008 and finds a significant increase, average of 1.43. That is 1.5 percent a year of increase of ice in the Antarctic."
Global Warming January 8, 2014
James Inhofe, R-OK
"On January 5, the Coast Guard—that is us; we came to the rescue—called to assist the ships that are stuck in the Antarctic. Our icebreaker ship is called the Polar Star."
Executive Session January 6, 2014
James Inhofe, R-OK
"I think it is kind of interesting that what is happening right now up in the Antarctic is something that has been happening for quite a long period of time. While there has been a concerted effort of people who believe that global warming is taking place and that we are all going to die, and all of that, at the same time the evidence out there is almost laughable."

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