03/22/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Don't worry everyone the glaciers are still melting!

Perception is reality some say, and nobody seems to understand this better than the vested interest groups leading the battle to discredit the scientific realities of climate change.

This has become a trend as of late: forget publishing researched evidence to the contrary and instead focus on poking inconsequential holes that look good in the press, but do little to refute the fact that climate change is happening and that human behavior is to blame.

The latest example, being dubbed "glacier-gate" and while it does refute a single paragraph in one of the most robust scientific papers ever collaborated on by scientists, it does not change the fact that glaciers all over the world are rapidly melting.

Here's a few examples:

Grinnel glacier 1940


Grinnel glacier 2004


Boulder Glacier 1942


Boulder Glacier 2005


Here's a video of the melting on Mount Everest in the Himalayas:

Here's a BBC report that sent cameras into the melting Himalayan glaciers: