Monday, December 26, 2011

More anecdotal evidence of global warning

As if any were needed: the New York Times sports section has an article today describing high altitude glaciers melting. If it weren't such an inappropriate adjective I'd call it chilling. But I suppose scary is the operative adjective. Glacierworks has a graphic photo illustrating the difference in one glacier. Here's how it looks now:





and here's how it used to look:
Source: Glacierworks

If you haven't seen one of the "Rivers of Ice" exhibits (underway now in London and Beijing) there's another US one slated at the MIT Museum in Cambridge, MA, opening in April.

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