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    World's Thickest Mountain Glacier Is Finally Melting,

    Guess what's to blame.

    Climate Change Is 100% to Blame

    Massive and meaty, the Taku Glacier in Alaska's Juneau Icefield was a poster child for the frozen places holding their own against climate change. As the largest of 20 major glaciers in the region and one of the single thickest glaciers in the world (it measures 4,860 feet, or 1,480 meters, from surface to floor), Taku had been demonstrably gaining mass and spreading farther into the nearby Taku river for nearly half a century, while all of its neighboring glaciers shrank. Now, it appears those glory days are over.

    In a new pair of satellite photos shared by NASA's Earth Observatory, the slow decline of Taku Glacier has finally become apparent.
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    Re: World's Thickest Mountain Glacier Is Finally Melting,

    Sshhhhhhh, climate change isn't real. This is because of Obama Deep State.
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    Re: World's Thickest Mountain Glacier Is Finally Melting,

    There was a mile high glacier over my home years ago. Glad it receded, not sure my snowblower could handle it; hate shoveling.

    Change is normal. Man cannot control the climate.


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    Re: World's Thickest Mountain Glacier Is Finally Melting,

    And when an iceberg floats by NYC Trump and fellow deniers will point-out "Look, there's no warming. We've got icebergs coming into New York Harbor. It's all a Chinese hoax!"

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    Re: World's Thickest Mountain Glacier Is Finally Melting,

    Quote Originally Posted by calamity View Post
    Guess what's to blame.

    Climate Change Is 100% to Blame



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    Yes, folks, Climate Change is really happening. And, no, folks--the globe is not cooling.
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    Those 2 images look exactly the same, except the bottom image is smaller.

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    Re: World's Thickest Mountain Glacier Is Finally Melting,

    Quote Originally Posted by bluesmoke View Post
    And when an iceberg floats by NYC Trump and fellow deniers will point-out "Look, there's no warming. We've got icebergs coming into New York Harbor. It's all a Chinese hoax!"
    If an iceberg floats by NYC, I don't think the issue will be global warming...………...
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    Re: World's Thickest Mountain Glacier Is Finally Melting,

    Annotation 2019-11-08 085750.jpg

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    I took these pictures myself. I have annotated where the terminus of the glaciers were in 1960. Thus you can easily see the amount of volume lost since then. These are in the Northern Wind River Range, the most glaciated range in the entire American Rockies. They are deep in federal wilderness, and you are looking at a couple of days minimum of off trail walking / climbing for a fit and skilled outdoorsman to get there. On this particular solo trip, I encountered a group of climate researchers that survey the range's larger glaciers every summer. They collect organic material from the toe of the glacier revealed by the melt every summer. By carbon dating that material, they know that the range has not been this warm, nor have glaciers receded to this extent, for the entire Holocene. Similar research, with similar findings, is being done in alpine regions around the world. If one believes that AGW is a conspiracy, then they would have to believe that alpine glaciers around the world are in on it.
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    Re: World's Thickest Mountain Glacier Is Finally Melting,

    This was one of my campsites on that backcountry trip. At 12,000 feet on Goat Flat, a massive area of tundra. Beautiful, but the most inhospitable place I have ever slept. It was cold, had several storms blow in where it sleeted on me, and the wind was so strong you could hardly stand in it at times. I had to pile rocks all around my tent to keep it from being destroyed in the wind.

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    Re: World's Thickest Mountain Glacier Is Finally Melting,

    Quote Originally Posted by calamity View Post
    Guess what's to blame.

    Climate Change Is 100% to Blame



    Aug, 2014


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    Yes, folks, Climate Change is really happening. And, no, folks--the globe is not cooling.
    It looks like there is more ice in the 2019 photo, and higher levels of river water, making it a bit deceptive. The photos are also not in scale to each other.
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    Re: World's Thickest Mountain Glacier Is Finally Melting,

    @SouthernDemocrat Nice pics.

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