17 Nov 2005 CO2 Science: Glaciers Melting? Not These Glaciers
Lies! Lies! These must be lies!
Global warming theory advocates say all the glaciers are melting, but this group says it’s just not so.
Two quotes follow from the document “Not All Glaciers Lost Mass Over the Past Quarter-Century,” published by the Center for the Study of Carbon Dioxide and Global Change.
* In Norway, the international team of researchers reports that the main glacial retreat “ended during the late 1950s to early 1960s,” and that “after some years with more or less stationary glacier front positions, [the glaciers] began to advance, accelerating in the late 1980s.”* In New Zealand, equilibrium line altitude (ELA) measurements of fifty index glaciers “spread throughout the length and width of the Southern Alps” have likewise revealed “two periods of positive mass balances from 1980 to 1987 and from 1991 to 1997.” The most spectacular of the resultant glacial advances was experienced by the Franz Josef Glacier, which “regained 1200 m from 1984 to 2000, an extension which recovered a significant 41% of length lost since 1900.”
Read it all here.