Global Warming Shrinks China’s Tibetan Glaciers by 15% in 30yrs

Business Times: China's very own glaciers off in the Qinghai-Tibet plateau have shrunk by 15 per cent in the last 30 years because of global warming. In a report, official state-run media Xinhua News said at least 8,000 square kilometres (3,089 square miles) of glaciers have thinned out in the Qinghai-Tibet plateau in western China. This plateau covers the Tibetan Autonomous Region and highland parts of neighbouring provinces. From a total of 53,000 sq km, glaciers in the Qinghai-Tibet plateau are now only......

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