glacier melt

Central Asian glaciers thaw fast in threat to hydro power, farms

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

Sea levels to rise more than 7 feet in next millenium due to global warming

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

10% of Greenland glaciers contribute to sea-level rise

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 caps

Mar 19, 2013, 13:27 PM IST

No proof that glaciers retreating due to climate change: Ramesh

Most glaciers in the Indian
Himalayas are retreating, but there is "no scientific
evidence" to link this to climate change.

Nov 09, 2009, 22:21 PM IST