17 Nov 08 – Canada’s highest point – the ice-covered peak of Yukon’s soaring Mount Logan – may be due for an official re-measurement after readings suggest this superlative summit has experienced a growth spurt.
Boiling Hot Water Found in Frigid Arctic Sea – 24 Jul 08 – “Many miles inside the Arctic Circle, scientists have found vents of scalding liquid rising out of the seafloor at temperatures more than twice the boiling point of water.
California Glaciers Growing – 9 Jul 08 – An AP article by Samantha Young admits that all seven glaciers on California’s Mount Shasta are growing. The article then goes on to rhapsodize about global warming.
World Sea Ice reaches ‘unprecedented’ 25 year high in April! – 5 May 08
Snow accumulation rising like a rocket – 21 Jan 08 – A new paper has just appeared in Geophysical Research Letters entitled “A doubling in snow accumulation in the western Antarctic Peninsula since 1850.”
Massive subglacial volcano under Antarctic ice sheet
21 Jan 08 – A powerful volcano erupted under the West Antarctic ice sheet around 2,000 years ago and may still be contributing to present-day glacial melt,
Slide show – Based on Piers Corbyn’s award-winning lecture in which he was presented the Hopley Shield (2008) of the Association of Mining, Electrical and Mechanical Engineers.
Presented on 17th Jan 2008
to a packed audience at
Willesley Park Golf Club, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire
New discovery validates theories in Not by Fire but by Ice – 30 Oct 07 – “A series of monumental volcanic eruptions in India may have killed the dinosaurs 65 million years ago, not a meteor impact in the Gulf of Mexico.
Mont Blanc glacier almost doubles in size in four years – That’s what the headline should have said. Instead, it shouted “Global warming makes Mont Blanc grow.”
Thousands cheered and threw snowballs in the streets of Buenos Aires