Debris cover slowing melt of Pakistan’s Karakoram glaciers – scientist

Reuters: For the past several years, the large glaciers of Pakistan's Karakoram mountain range were thought to have been stable, with some even advancing slightly. But scientist Christoph Mayer, recently back from doing field studies on the glaciers, believes their future remains negative as the planet warms. The phenomenon of these glaciers that appear not to have shrunk - at odds with the retreat of other mountain glaciers worldwide due to rising temperatures - has been dubbed the "Karakoram Anomaly'.......

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