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Study: Himalayan Glaciers
Not Disappearing After All

Breitbart London [UK], by James Delingpole

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 5/12/2014 6:43:08 AM

Himalayan glaciers--for years one of the poster children of the "man-made global warming is real and we´re all doomed" movement--are in no imminent danger whatsoever, a new study has found. (h/t GWPF and Watts Up With That?) Of the 2018 glaciers mapped and monitored for the survey, nearly 87 percent were found to be stable while only 12 percent were found to be in retreat. These real-world observations are in marked contrast to the predictions by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in its 2007 report that the Himalayan glaciers could disappear "by 2035." The IPCC was subsequently forced

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: miceal, 5/12/2014 7:42:56 AM     (No. 9845283)

More lies debunked. I sure hope Obama and his science advisors are reading up on this.....

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Policom, 5/12/2014 8:14:29 AM     (No. 9845314)

The Yeti´s are safe.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 5/12/2014 8:37:49 AM     (No. 9845340)

My wife and I were on an Alaskan cruise last fall which included majestic Glacier Bay where we got to watch the glaciers "calving" during which enormous chunks of the frozen formation break off into the water. . . . . as it has been doing for eons.
A young man standing next to us was trying to impress everybody with insipid comments about global warming and how we should enjoy this display while it lasted because this phenomena will soon no longer exist.
Just goes to show you that taking a vacation doesn´t necessarily guarantee getting away from morons.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: uno_thatguy, 5/12/2014 8:57:21 AM     (No. 9845370)

Several decades ago I met a man, V. K. Raina, while I was in India. He has studied the glaciers since the late 50s and in several articles and his book on which he is working, he debunks the theories of glacial decline.

He states that first there has been absolutely no increase of the watershed into the Ganges River which would be the first sign.

Further, in his studies, he has found absolutely no indication of actual decline other that the normal ebb and flow that has gone on for centuries.

One R. K. Pachauri who has supported Al Gore claimed that the Himalayan glaciers would be extinct by 2035. What´s interesting Raina has influenced Pachauri who claimed Raina´s studies to be "school boy science" to slink under cover by his documentation.

This entire pack of garbage has been debunked but the GW nitwits still grab it for support.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: dman, 5/12/2014 9:42:15 AM     (No. 9845435)

Facts are stubborn things.

That´s why true science depends on them, rather than on opinions.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 5/12/2014 10:20:05 AM     (No. 9845491)

Glaciers advance and retreat. It´s what they do.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: stablemoney, 5/12/2014 11:11:33 AM     (No. 9845587)

The left tells a lot of lies. I hope there will be a judgment day. How can this go on?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: joew9, 5/12/2014 2:56:27 PM     (No. 9845952)

My 2035 vacation plans are ruined!
I was only planning on taking shorts, swim trunks, and oxygen.

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