Have some pics of glaciers around the world which clearly aren't melting:
Example 1, before and after
(USA - Glacier National Park)
And a really cool slide show
with still more examples.
Oh, yes. There certainly are a limited number of examples of glaciers which are currently growing
, but that is due to the fact that they're located in places where it's still sufficiently cold, but warmer air temperatures lend themselves to more snowfall. As warming continues, even those glaciers will eventually melt.http://news.discovery.com/earth/himalay ... hrink.html
Perched on the soaring Karakoram mountains in the Western Himalayas, a group of some 230 glaciers are bucking the global warming trend. They're growing.
Throughout much of the Tibetan Plateau, high-altitude glaciers are dwindling in the face of rising temperatures. The situation is potentially dire for the hundreds of millions of people living in China, India and throughout southeast Asia who depend on the glaciers for their water supply.
But in the rugged western corner of the plateau, the story is different, according to a new study. Among legendary peaks of Mt. Everest like K2 and Nanga Parbat, glaciers with a penthouse view of the world are growing, and have been for almost three decades.
"As temperatures continue increasing, they will overtake additional mass provided by snow," Fountain said. "The freezing level will keep rising, and glaciers will melt."