Kayak: $1200.

Supplies: $12,000

Making a laughing-stock of yourself: Priceless:

I saw on television news on Friday a chap canoeing across part of the Arctic ocean to raise world consciousness about “disappearing” ice sheets. The last time I looked he was trapped in some ice.

(Emphasis mine. H/T - Tim Blair.)

Trying to impose an ideology onto reality only serves to make you a candidate for a Darwin Award....