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Scientific American (February 4)

2019/ 02/ 06 by jd in Global News

“Even if ambitious climate targets are met, Himalayan glaciers could lose a third of their volume.” The Earth’s “third pole” is in danger of largely melting away.  “If greenhouse gas emissions continue at their current levels, the region could lose as much as two-thirds of its ice.”

 

Newsweek (June 27)

2017/ 06/ 29 by jd in Global News

“Sea level rise is real, and it’s getting worse,” accelerating some 50 percent between 1993 and 2014. “The biggest factor driving sea level rise is thermal expansion,” but it’s likely that “melting glaciers account for 15 to 35 percent.”

 

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