Kyrgyzstan: Melting glaciers threaten Central Asia’s ecological and energy future

EurasiaNet: Glaciers in Kyrgyzstan are starting to recede at an alarming rate, and with them, the country's once limitless supply of fresh water -- and electricity -- is washing away. Downstream, river reservoirs this year were overflowing, causing authorities to lament the loss of precious water in summertime when it isn't needed to make electricity, reported Monday. The change threatens to disrupt a vital cycle: the glaciers melt in the summer when the water fills up ......

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