Not only climate change, subglacial volcanoes below the West Antarctic ice sheet are also contributing to the melting of Thwaites Glacier - a major river of ice that flows into Antarctica`s Pine Island Bay, a study suggests.
IPCC Chairman R K Pachauri today
termed as "regrettable error" the claim that Himalayan
glaciers will disappear by 2035 and indicated that there will
be no action against any scientist for the controversial
R K Pachauri, head of UN`s
panel of climate scientists today defended his Nobel winning
team over forecasting an early disappearance of the Himalayan
glaciers, saying IPCC will soon come with a response report on
India`s senior-most glaciologist
V K Raina today said the chief of the UN climate body should
apologise to the scientist fraternity for dubbing their work
on melting of Himalayan glaciers as "voodoo science".