Himalayan glaciers melting far faster this century – study

FILE PHOTO: Wind blows snow off the summit at dusk of the world's highest mountain Mount Everest, also known as Qomolangma, in the Tibet Autonomous Region May 5, 2008. REUTERS/David Gray

LONDON (Reuters) – Himalayan glaciers have been melting twice as fast since the start of this century, underscoring the threat the climate crisis poses to water supplies for hundreds of millions of people across Asia, according to a study published on Wednesday. Scientists have long been trying to establish how quickly rising global temperatures caused […]

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