Inconvenient: NASA says a Greenland glacier did an about-face – growing again

“…scientists were so shocked to find the change.” From NASA JPL: Cold Water Currently Slowing Fastest Thinning Greenland Glacier NASA research shows that Jakobshavn Glacier, which has been Greenland’s fastest-flowing and fastest-thinning glacier for the last 20 years, has made an unexpected about-face. Jakobshavn is now flowing more slowly, thickening, and advancing toward the ocean…

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Climate change leading to water shortage in Andes, Himalayas Rapidly melting glaciers causing similar problems on two continents

Heeeerrrreeee’ss Lonnie (Lonnie Thompson has a whole category at Climate Audit) From Eurekalert Public Release: 17-Dec-2018 Ohio State University Climate change could have devastating effects on vulnerable residents in the Andes mountains and the Tibetan plateau, according to researchers at The Ohio State University who have been studying glaciers in those areas for decades. Their…

Observing glaciers in “real time”

From ETH Zurich and the “slow as molasses in winter” department. Hot summers cause glaciers to melt. That not only changes the makeup of the landscape and hence the maps of Switzerland, it also affects every area of society. A new, dynamic glacier inventory makes the impact of climate change and the changing landscape visible.…

NASA finds dirty glaciers in Alaska – may melt faster

Over the years, scientists have captured spectacular photographs while mapping ice during NASA’s Operation IceBridge mission. Many of the photographs have featured the icy landscapes of Greenland and Antarctica, over which lengthy missions are flown each year over. But the views during shorter duration IceBridge missions over Alaska reveal some equally majestic icescapes. Chris Larsen of the…

Are the glaciers in Glacier National Park growing?

By Roger Roots, J.D., Ph.D., Founder, Lysander Spooner University 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…