Mount Everest region glaciers retreating as climate warms

Washington Post: he world’s tallest mountain -- first conquered by man 60 years ago today -- cannot escape climate change. A recent study led by a graduate student at the University of Milan in Italy reveals declining snow amounts and retreating glaciers in the Mount Everest region, reaffirming fears that many scientists hold -- increasing global temperatures could cause irreversible damage. The research presented at an American Geophysical Union (AGU) conference in Mexico earlier this month, shows that the......

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