That terrible global warming took a break this year to let some glaciers grow.
Alaska glaciers grew this year, thanks to colder weather
Notice how the article says "200 years of glacial shrinkage". As in before the industrial revolution. I guess we could blame global warming on the democratic revolutions in the U.S. and France 200 years ago?
Two hundred years of glacial shrinkage in Alaska, and then came the winter and summer of 2007-2008.
Never before in the history of a research project dating back to 1946 had the Juneau Icefield witnessed the kind of snow buildup that came this year. It was similar on a lot of other glaciers too.
"It's been a long time on most glaciers where they've actually had positive mass balance," Molnia said.