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Glaciers Are “Canaries in the Coal Mine” When it Comes to Climate Change Detection, Says Expert Wendell Tangborn

Disappearing glaciers tell us climate change is here
SEATTLE, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — There are about 160,000 glaciers in the world, and most of them have been around for thousands of years. But glaciers are currently shrinking at an alarming rate. Glacier expert Wendell Tangborn says glac…

North America’s Largest Glacier is Melting Away, Says Experienced ex-USGS Glaciologist Wendell Tangborn

Shrinkage of Bering Glacier attributed to Earth's rapidly warming climate
SEATTLE, Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – North America's largest glacier is rapidly wasting away.  Bering Glacier, which flows from the vast ice fields of Alaska's St Elias and Chugach Mountains toward…