Pakistan: Snouts in place, Kashmir glaciers lose thickness

The News: The footprints of climate change are becoming increasingly visible in Jammu and Kashmir – a phenomenon borne out by a scientific investigation which concludes that glaciers are melting due to average temperature increase in this Himalayan region. The situation is particularly of deep concern for Pakistan, the lower riparian on Indus, Jhelum and Chenab rivers fed by glaciers in Kashmir. Interestingly, the glaciers are showing a differential response to increase in temperature even in ......

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