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,
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
11 Aug 05 – Norwegian researchers at the University of Bergen have found underwater hot springs – hot enough to sustain coral – in the chilly waters of the Arctic.
4 Jul 05 – The tiny country of Tuvalu is not cooperating with global warming models. In the early 1990s, scientists warned that the Pacific coral atoll of nine islands – only 12 feet above sea level at their highest point – would vanish within decades, swamped by rising seas. Sea levels were supposedly rising at the rate of 1.5 inches per year.
Temperatures dropped an average of 1.23 degrees Fahrenheit per decade from 1986 to 2000.