"Slightly ambiguous but the professor must have funding issues"
Can you blame him? To be a Global Warming deniar is claimed by the chicken little crowd the equivelence of being a Holocaust denier and people should be held acountable for providing evidence counter to their beleif system!
The professor may simply want to keep his job and protect his family!
Temperatures around antartica are ambiguous also, warming in some places cooling in others, hardly consistent with the chicken little theory!
"The only thing I know for sure about the weather is that it changes"