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…

Ice capades – Some Himalayan Glaciers Growing, study suggests a negative sea level rise adjustment

I wonder if Rajenda Pachauri will call this “voodoo science“? A previous study by the UC Santa Barbara found that the Karakoram glaciers are mostly stagnating, possibly due to debris, the author said then that: “There is no ‘stereotypical’ Himalayan glacier,” said Bookhagen. “This is in clear contrast to the IPCC reports that lumps all Himalayan…