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Monday, Oct 21, 2019
news about Glacier
Sep 25, 2019 15:22
The “Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate” by IPCC has projected that global glacier mass loss in the next few decades till 2050 will increase river runoff and related hazards like landslides, avalanches and floods. read more
Sep 22, 2019 15:08
The organisation which helped organise Sunday’s march said around 100 people were due to take part in the event, set to take place as the UN gathers youth activists and world leaders in New York to mull the action needed to curb global warming. read more
Aug 18, 2019 23:48
Iceland on Sunday honoured the passing of Okjokull, its first glacier lost to climate change, as scientists warn that some 400 others on the subarctic island risk the same fate. read more
Aug 18, 2019 09:12
Iceland’s Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir, Environment Minister Gudmundur Ingi Gudbrandsson, and the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Mary Robinson are also due to attend the event. read more
Jul 30, 2019 12:31
The Sutlej along with its tributaries acts as a Himalayan power house, thanks to its hydroelectricity generation potential. More than 50% of the river’s annual flow comes from melting of snow. read more
Jul 29, 2019 12:59
Come October 18, Iceland will issue a plaque that will mark an unusual event – the passing of a glacier lost to climate change. It will be the first monument of its kind. read more
Jul 17, 2019 15:01
The landslide owing to heavy rains has blocked routes, forcing authorities to temporarily halt the pilgrimage that began on July 15. read more
Jul 01, 2019 15:57
The culprit is the Swan Lake wildfire to the south in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, which has burned since a June 5 lightning strike and consumed more than 68,000 acres, fire managers said. read more
Jun 20, 2019 08:19
Scientists have long been trying to establish how quickly rising global temperatures caused by the burning of coal, oil and gas are eating away at the region’s icebound landscapes, sometimes referred to as Earth’s third pole. read more
Jun 08, 2019 15:57
Myths come to life amid the black volcanic mountains, falling snow and clear blue ice. read more
May 27, 2019 14:55
The research indicates that the smaller glaciers could play a much larger role in sea level rise than researchers had previously thought. read more
Apr 09, 2019 23:36
The world’s glaciers are shrinking five times faster now than they were in the 1960s. Their melt is accelerating due to global warming, and adding more water to already rising seas, the study found. read more
Mar 24, 2019 09:52
More than 200 mountaineers have died on the peak since 1922, when the first climbers’ deaths on the Everest were recorded. Most bodies have remained buried under glaciers or snow, as per media reports. read more
Feb 06, 2019 07:57
Climate change will begin altering water levels in the Ganga and Brahmaputra in the next three decades, and after 2050, the rivers could record an abrupt decrease in flow, according to a study that predicts disruptions which could jeopardise agriculture... read more
Feb 05, 2019 12:38
The Hindu-Kush Himalaya region covers Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal and Pakistan and is home to Mount Everest, K2 and other significant peaks. The glaciers here feed rivers including the Ganges, Indus, Yellow, Mekong and... read more