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Category: Impacts :: Glacier
Last updated: Dec 09 2019 23:28 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Climate change: 1.9 billion people rely on natural 'water towers' 9.12.2019 BBC: Science
A new study ranks the importance and vulnerability of high-mountain stores of water.
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Climate change: Study underpins key idea in Antarctic ice loss 2.12.2019 BBC: Science
The notion that thinning ice shelves enable glacier speed-up and mass loss is cemented.
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Climate Justice Movement Turns Up the Heat on Democrats 29.11.2019 Truthout.com
Climate Justice Movement Turns Up the Heat on Democrats
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Amazon fires intensify Andes glacier melt 28.11.2019 BBC: Science
Burning of the rainforest appears to speed up the melting of tropical glaciers, scientists find.
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'Maybe it will destroy everything': Pakistan's melting glaciers cause alarm 24.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
For generations, farmers in the Harchi Valley in Pakistan's highlands enjoyed a close relationship with the glacier that waters their fields, orchards and grazing lands. Now, their relationship is unraveling as pollution and global warming cause the glacier to melt and form unstable lakes.
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Climate change 'making mountaineering riskier' 1.11.2019 BBC: World
Thinning ice and snow cover is leading to more rock-falls and landslides.
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From California to El Salvador, Climate-Driven Displacement Is on the Rise 31.10.2019 Truthout.com
From California to El Salvador, Climate-Driven Displacement Is on the Rise
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Images reveal Iceland's glacier melt 25.10.2019 BBC: Science
A photography project has highlighted the extent of ice loss from Iceland’s largest glaciers.
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Swiss election: Green parties 'make historic gains' 20.10.2019 BBC: World
Greens make gains in Sunday's poll as the right-wing SVP suffers a setback, early projections show.
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Swiss election: Why melting Alps could create a green wave 19.10.2019 BBC: World
Greens are hoping to come second in Sunday's Swiss elections, eyeing a climate change opportunity.
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Climate change: Boris Johnson to chair new committee 17.10.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
A committee is set up to push climate action but critics point to delay on environment policy.
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Prince William calls for climate change action on glacier visit 16.10.2019 BBC: Front Page
The Duke of Cambridge calls for more education and awareness during a visit to northern Pakistan.
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Airbnb Goes to Antarctica 5.10.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Slate and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Travel is terrible for the environment, particularly if it is by plane. It’s such “a major contributor to ecocide,” that it had one travel writer vowing in The Atlantic to “cherish my own home turf more.” As concern about climate change reaches a fever pitch (finally), […]
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The oceans are taking a beating under climate change, U.N. report warns 25.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

The planet is literally in hot water and that will have dire consequences for humanity, warns a new IPCC report on the state of the world's oceans and ice.

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Climate change: UN signals red alert for 'blue planet' 25.9.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
UN's IPCC panel of scientists says our oceans and frozen regions are feeling the heat from rising temperatures as never before.
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Editorial: At the U.N. climate summit, children lead while the world's politicians act like children 24.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Despite Greta Thunberg's advocacy, the U.N. climate summit fell short of pledging emissions rollbacks to avoid the worst impacts of global warming.

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Intrepid scientists are tracking the final years of Venezuela's last glacier 24.9.2019 LA Times: Nation

As their country falls apart, a team of scientists in Venezuela is determined to record what happens as the last glacier in Venezuela vanishes.

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Climate change: Scientists to report on ocean 'emergency' caused by warming 24.9.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Researchers from around the world meet to finalise a study on the impact of warming on oceans and icy regions.
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Pizol glacier: Swiss hold funeral for ice lost to global warming 22.9.2019 BBC: World
Dozens of people, some dressed in black, paid their respects to the Pizol glacier in the Swiss Alps.
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Climate change: Arctic glaciers 'shrinking by 300m each year' 13.9.2019 BBC: Technology
Scottish scientists find that glaciers west of Svalbard are retreating by up to 300m a year.
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