Mountain glaciers in Central Asia have shrunk four times faster than the world average, threatening river flows vital for agriculture and hydro power from Uzbekistan to western China, scientists said on Monday.Aug 17, 2015, 22:52 PM IST
Global sea levels will rise about 2.3 meters, or more than seven feet, over the next several thousand years for every degree (Celsius) the planet warms, according to a new study.Jul 16, 2013, 11:16 AM IST
Sea-level rise from the glaciers of Greenland separated from the ice sheet makes up around 10 percent of the estimated contribution of the entire world`s glaciers and ice capsMar 19, 2013, 13:27 PM IST
Most glaciers in the Indian
Himalayas are retreating, but there is "no scientific
evidence" to link this to climate change.