This is the first a number of postings that will document fieldwork this past summer on Easton Glacier in the Northern Cascades.

My guide, Dr. Mauri Pelto, is one of the world’s recognized experts on glacier and ice dynamics, and has been documenting the decline of the Cascades glaciers for the last 30 years. I interviewed Mauri on a number of topics –  the first one here gives us an overview of a major north american glacier and its changes over the last century and a half.  Working on more as I go  thru this material – stay tuned.

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In the many responses I get to these videos, it appears that a number of people want to deny, or are not even aware, that there is a scientific foundation to the overwhelming consensus on climate change.

In fact, the science is built on thousands of publications and many decades of observation.

In this video we’ll go over some of the fundamental discoveries, the basic facts that we know beyond a doubt, about global warming.  Of course, many people will never believe science, because they believe that anything that challenges their world view, is all part of a secret, global conspiracy.

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