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By Tom Segev
Powerful voices in finance and the armed forces are warning of risks of increasingly extreme weather events causing billions of dollars of damage and potentially igniting humanitarian disasters and regional conflicts.
Posted on May 16, 2014
Air pollution is a lethal problem in Kolkata and other parts of India—and it is helping to melt the not-so-eternal snows of the Himalayas, scientists say.
Posted on Mar 8, 2014
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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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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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