Himalayan glaciers melting twice as fast: study

Credit: Terra Daily- Published on June 20, 2019
Washington (AFP) June 20, 2019

Himalayan glaciers are melting twice as fast now as they were before the turn of the century, according to a new study that relied on recently declassified Cold War-era satellite imagery. The study, which appeared in Science Advances on Wednesday, is the latest indication that climate change is...

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Published on June 20, 2019 -  03:02
Himalayan glaciers melting at alarming rate, satellite data shows
Satellite data shows that the rate at which Himalayan glaciers are melting has doubled over the past two decades. That ice is not being replaced, and the retreat of these glaciers threatens water supplies for hundreds of millions of people in Asia.

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