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Pollution—not rising temperatures—is thought to have started melting the Alps of central Europe in the mid-19th century.
Posted on Sep 6, 2013
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There have been dire warnings about melting glaciers in the Himalayas leading to falling flows in some of Asia’s major rivers. Now scientists are turning some of their original research on its head.
Posted on Aug 11, 2013
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Although scientists believe Greenland’s contribution to sea level rise may be less than had been thought, they say the impacts could still be serious.
Posted on Jul 10, 2013
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Most of the world’s glaciers are retreating more slowly than the few that are shrinking fast. But new research confirms that almost all of them are losing mass.
Posted on May 22, 2013
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Many of the Canadian far north’s glaciers are likely to melt by the end of the century, making significant and irreversible sea-level rise inevitable.
Posted on Mar 8, 2013
In “Chasing Ice,” a new film on the disappearance of Arctic glaciers, author, award-winning photographer and reformed climate-change denier James Balog used time-lapse photography to capture global warming in progress.
Posted on Nov 17, 2012
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