Are the glaciers in Glacier National Park growing?

By Roger Roots, J.D., Ph.D., Founder, Lysander Spooner University http://www.lysanderspooneruniversity.com Glacier National Park (GNP) straddles the continental divide along Montana’s border with Canada.  Ever since Al Gore’s 2006 film, “An Inconvenient Truth,” the Park has been seen as ground zero in the international battle over manmade global warming.  Almost every major figure promoting apocalyptic-manmade-global-warming-by-CO2 hysteria…

Researchers crack the ‘Karakoram anomaly’

It’s an “anomaly”, or could it be weather~ctm From Eurekalert Public Release: 7-Aug-2017 Newcastle University A summer ‘vortex’ of cold air over the Karakoram mountain range is causing the glaciers in the region to grow in spite of global warming, scientists have shown. Publishing their findings today in Nature Climate Change, the team from Newcastle…

Glaciers Cause Global Warming?

Guest post by David Middleton Rice University Torres, who joined the Rice faculty in July, is lead author of a paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. He wanted to know how and when chemicals released by weathering of the land reached the atmosphere and ocean, and what effect they have had. The…

Study: ‘glaciers don’t need periods of warming to trigger retreat’

A new model yields insights into glaciers’ retreats and advances, shows cyclic nature of tidewater glaciers From the UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA FAIRBANKS via Eurekalert A University of Alaska Fairbanks study looking at the physics of tidewater glaciers has yielded new insights into what drives their retreat-and-advance cycles and the role that climate plays in these…