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Phillip 1 year ago
Notice how all these are from the past, even a decade ago or more
       
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Christiana 1 year ago
Phillip,
yep....noticed that too.
       
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Roseann 1 year ago
Phillip, so?
       
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Jud 1 year ago
Phillip,

Um, no I didn't notice that at all. One effort shows data from 2004, mainly due to 2004 being such a major year for the Muir Glacier. The rest are pretty recent. 20% are from 2020. 75% from the last 5 years.

Unless you meant that any remote sensing data is from the past, even if taken seconds ago.

Satellite data usually takes a little while to be made public due to processing requirements (e.g. ICESat-2 was launched in 2018, but some higher level products haven't been produced yet.) Then researchers need time to figure out what the data is actually showing.
       
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Sue 1 year ago
What a shame that even when shown the data and research, some still think this is some hoax. I’m just glad I get to enjoy the planet before it’s completely destroyed. I feel sorry for future generations because it seems humanity won’t do anything until it’s too late. Nobody wants to change their habits, especially big corporations, to prevent a climate change disaster. By the time they realize it’s inevitable, it will be too late.

Also, regarding the images being a few years old, that’s obviously for security reasons. Satellite images made available to the public are never current for obvious reasons.
       
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Elaine 1 year ago
Most of these have nothing to do with global warming.
       
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Franklin 1 year ago
sh#tty post
       
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Karen 1 year ago
#1 Arctic ice cover has increased 50% since 2012. All these photos are examples of weather, not climate.
       
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Shrinking Glaciers In New Zealand

"New Zealand contains over 3,000 glaciers, most of which are on the South Island’s Southern Alps. The glaciers have been retreating since 1890, with short periods of small advances. In 2007, scientists at the country’s National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) attributed this change primarily to global warming. Without substantial climate cooling, they said, the glaciers would not return to their previous sizes. The differences between 1990 and 2017 can be seen in this pair of images, which include the Mueller Glacier, Hooker Glacier and Tasman Glacier, New Zealand’s longest."

 

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