15,000-year-old viruses discovered in Tibetan glacier ice

“We know very little about viruses and microbes in these extreme environments, and what is actually there,” Thompson said. “The documentation and understanding of that is extremely important: How do…

Last remaining glaciers in the Pacific will soon melt away

Researchers believe other mountaintop glaciers will follow quickly Ohio State University COLUMBUS, Ohio — The last remaining tropical glaciers between the Himalayas and the Andes will disappear in the next…

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…

Kilimanjaro glaciers just won't die – 'nowhere near extinction'

From the we told you so, time and time again department comes this story about Gore’s buddy, Dr. Lonnie Thompson and his Kilimanjaro glacier that just won’t die like they…

Will Lonnie Thompson archive THIS new ice core data?

UPDATE  – 4/7/13 At the time I wrote this post, April 4th 11:45AM, at ftp://ftp.ncdc.noaa.gov/pub/data/paleo/icecore/trop/quelccaya/ there was a placeholder file quelccaya2013.txt reading then: “# Data will be added to this…

Mannhandled: from data to demonization

Over on Climate Audit, there’s an interesting thread going on about Lonnie Thompson and his wife Ellen, who Steve McIntyre describes as “serial non-archivers” due to their overt refusal to…

Told ya so: Al Gore + Kilimanjaro = alarmist hype

I’ve said many times that the claims of receding glaciers on Mt. Kilimanjaro by Al Gore in his movie “An Inconvenient Truth, and by extension, the claims of Dr. Lonnie…

AGU Fellowships are easy… "With a Little Help from My Friends"

…with apologies to the Beatles and Sgt. Pepper. Most people don’t see how small and cliqueish climate science is, perhaps this perfect illustration courtesy of Climategate 2.0 will enlighten a…

Friday Funny – New NOAA supercomputer "Gaea" revealed

From the Atomic City Underground Blog of knoxvillenews.com comes word that a big kahuna of komputing is about to go online. The Cray XK6 supercomputer is a trifecta of scalar,…

Al Gore's global warming claims on Kilimanjaro glacier – finally dead and buried in the Climategate 2.0 emails – even Phil Jones and Lonnie Thompson don't believe it

Al Gore said in his AIT bag of BS that Mount Kilimanjaro was losing its snow/ice cover due to global warming. Here’s the Transcript of “An Inconvenient Truth”: Effects of…

Climate variability in East Africa & El Niño Southern Oscillation

From the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres  another reason why Mount Kialmanjaro isn’t controlled by CO2 as Al Gore and Lonnie Thompson think. La Ninas distant effects in East…

Kilimanjaro regaining its snow cap

Paging Dr. Lonnie Thompson and Al Gore. From ETN: “Global warming” has nothing to do with this, it’s all about rainfall, deforestation, and evapotranspiration. I’m not ashamed to say: “We…

More proof that Kilimanjaro's problems are man-made; but not what some think it is

More proof positive that land use change has more to do with Kilimanjaro’s diminishing snowfall (due to reduced evapotranspiraton of surrounding land) than climate change. But, will we ever see…

OSU's Dr. Lonnie Thompson pushes gloom and doom, still thinks the snows of Kilimanjaro are melting due to global warming

This is an OSU press release, timed to appear in Eurekalert for Cancun’s COP16 on December 8th, and reposted here verbatim, including the all caps headline. Even though the “melting…