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  • Global warming causing California glacier to grow, scientists say

    07/09/2008 12:35:27 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 74 replies · 4,110+ views
    Global warming causing California glacier to grow, scientists say Last Updated: Wednesday, July 9, 2008 | 2:40 PM ET CBC News The glaciers on Mount Shasta in California are growing because of global warming, experts say. "When people look at glaciers around the world, the majority of them are shrinking," said Slawek Tulaczyk, a University of California, Santa Cruz, professor who studied the glaciers. But the seven glaciers on Shasta, part of the Cascade mountains in northern California, "seem to be benefiting from the warming ocean," he said. As the ocean warms, more moisture evaporates. As moisture moves inland, it...
  • Mysterious California Glaciers Keep Growing Despite Warming

    07/09/2008 7:41:28 AM PDT · by radar101 · 31 replies · 131+ views
    FOX NEWS ^ | July 09, 2008 | FOX NEWS
    <p>MOUNT SHASTA, Calif. — Global warming is shrinking glaciers all over the world, but the seven tongues of ice creeping down Mount Shasta's flanks are a rare exception: They are the only known glaciers in the continental U.S. that are growing.</p>
  • Mount Shasta Glaciers Defy Global Warming, Grow (by 30%....incl. video)

    09/05/2007 12:18:09 PM PDT · by Stoat · 68 replies · 1,666+ views
    CBS ^ | September 3, 2007 | John Iander
    Mount Shasta Glaciers Defy Global Warming, Grow  John Iander Reporting (CBS13) MOUNT SHASTA The debate over global warming has taken a pretty odd twist in Northern California. Up on Mount Shasta, the glaciers are not behaving like you'd expect. Big mountains often produce their own weather patterns. Mount Shasta, at 14,162 feet seems to have a mind of its own these days. Shasta has seven glaciers. The biggest is the one on the middle, Whitney Glacier. What has surprised scientists about the glacier is that if the theories about global warming are true, the glacier ought to be shrinking,...
  • Target practice (caption this!)

    10/14/2002 10:21:45 AM PDT · by Conagher · 73 replies · 255+ views
    AP via Yahoo! News ^ | Thu Oct 3, 1:15 AM ET | Rich Pedroncelli
    The contents of a Human Waste Packout system are displayed at the Bunny Flat Trailhead at Mount Shasta, Calif., Friday, Sept. 13, 2002. The large target is held down by four rocks. After use the target is sprinkled with cat litter, that comes in the paper bag at right, rolled up and placed in the paper bag, which is put in a plastic bag to be packed out. On Mount Shasta and at a growing number of national forests and parks across the West, climbers are being asked to bag more than peaks as they take the "leave no...