Climate Change

Global Warming

What are the consequences when glaciers melt?

Glaciers that have melted in the Himalayas, home to the world’s largest mountains, have filled up and burst the banks of nearby glacial lakes, filling rivers and causing widespread flooding and death to nearby populations downstream. Similar consequences will likely befall those now living near other glaciers around the world.


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