Belfast Telegraph

Sunday 21 December 2014

Titanic dilemma for Kevin Myers

Regarding Kevin Myers's views on global warming (Comment, March 29), if, on board the Titanic, there had been a group of naval architects, geographers and maritime officers who had produced a report to the captain advising that the vessel was entering the Atlantic ice-fields, that a collision with an iceberg could be fatal and recommending a reduction in speed, would there also have been a Kevin Myers figure that would have jumped up shouting "No.

No. Nonsense. These people don't know what they are talking about. Full steam ahead"?

DAN O'CONNELL

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