When Glaciers Attack

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    Since the Warmers are so in love with Glaciers, here's a little article on what life was like before the temporary warming period the Earth started 12,000 years ago when Glaciers roamed free

    "Continental ice sheets expanded southward from Canada into the Eastern and Central United States ten or more times during the past 2.5 million years. The area covered by ice varied from one glaciation to another. The glaciations were geologic events, and the events were recorded by glacial deposits.

    The time interval between 35,000 and 11,150 calendar years ago is referred to informally as "late Wisconsin time." Late Wisconsin glaciation occurred during late Wisconsin time. During late Wisconsin glaciation, the ice sheet margin reached its maximum southern extent in many parts of the United States between 24,700 and 23,600 years ago, and it had retreated into Canada by about 11,400 years ago."

    Glacial Limits

    Ahhh, for the good ole days when everything north of the Ohio River was under 60 feet of ice!

    Warmers are suicidal and dangerous, if you see one do NOT attempt to talk them out of their delusions.
     
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    Fox is going to make this into a series
     
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    “Third Pole” stable, not melting...
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    They're Not Melting: 87% of Himalayan Glaciers Are ‘Stable’
    May 13, 2014 -- Nearly 87 percent of Himalayan glaciers are currently “stable,” neither melting nor advancing, according to a new study that cast further doubt on claims that melting glacial ice will help cause a dramatic rise in sea levels this century.
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    IPCC Report Scientists: Rising Seas in East Antarctica Maybe -- in 2,000 to 10,000 Years
    May 12, 2014 -– In the sea-level-change chapter of the September 2013 United Nations’ International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) assessment report, two scientists say that if the “ice-cork region” of East Antarctica disappears, all the ice in the Wilkes Basin could drain into the sea – in 10,000 years.
     
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    Our only hope is to have IPCC redistribute our wealth. It won't change the climate but so what

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    Thank goodness for the glaciers.

    They're responsible for all the awesome lakes in Canada!

    Bring it, glaciers!
     
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    On May 11th and 12th, 2014 -- Denver received about 4" of snow. This global warming is freezing my buns off.
     
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    One of the primary predictions of global warming is that the swings in weather will be wider and wilder, with an overall warming. Exactly what we are seeing.
     
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    Locally receding glaciers

    USGS Fact Sheet 2009?3046: Fifty-Year Record of Glacier Change Reveals Shifting Climate in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska, USA

    Fifty years of U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) research on glacier change shows recent dramatic shrinkage of glaciers in three climatic regions of the United States. These long periods of record provide clues to the climate shifts that may be driving glacier change.

    The USGS Benchmark Glacier Program began in 1957 as a result of research efforts during the International Geophysical Year (Meier and others, 1971). Annual data collection occurs at three glaciers that represent three climatic regions in the United States: South Cascade Glacier in the Cascade Mountains of Washington State; Wolverine Glacier on the Kenai Peninsula near Anchorage, Alaska; and Gulkana Glacier in the interior of Alaska (fig. 1).
     
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    What total, unscientific crap.
     

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