Greenland Ice Mass … latest

So many films provided by youtube are more than a year old, say four or five when I search for ‘things such as ‘Pacific dieback’ or ‘Pacific plankton dieback’. I wonder to what extent trump and Scott Pruitt and their bizarre refusal to allow the term or acknowledgement of climate change are responsible for this? But surely there are lots of other ppl that are not Government connected (or paid) that can speak on this subject? Likewise theres trouble down in the Antarctic, Ice Shelf undercutting which successively will reveal deeper and deeper ice section to fall into the sea.

Heres a link close to realtime, updated monthly re the Greenland Ice Mass …

http://nsidc.org/greenland-today/

click their  the links at bottom of page, interesting content.

 

 

 

 

The latter has some very impressive imagery, click to 10:00 and see how we can ‘fly’ along the glacier which has lost 100m in height in barely twenty years. Also the ‘calving front’ ie where the big bits break off into the sea is now 2-1/2 miles further inland than it was in ’98. These are stunning and horrifying figures and so rapid.

Below is the biggest calving event so far ever filmed, again Greenland. Note how the ice features are much taller than any building in Manhattan and how the same would fit into the width of view for comparison.

 

A grumble of mine … I now cannot believe there are such things as ‘climate change deniers’, I think also some our terminology needs cleaning up. Words that mask and hinder any true evaluation of the information we find can lead to problems with entrenched viewpoint, words that hinder and polarise opinion often are barely understood or mis-applied, trundled out and repeated at the first sign of being pertinent to any such conversation. Lazy terms such as ‘controversy theory’ … (how I detest that term) and ‘cloud seeding’ which sounds so benign, near to a benificent act of husbandry, regardless of the chemicals or acids used !

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