Study forecasts 70 percent loss of West Canada’s glaciers

New York Times: The glaciers of the Canadian West could shrink by 70 percent by 2100, according to new research that has implications for predicting glacier loss around the world. The loss of mountain glaciers contributes to the rise in sea levels. As glaciers dwindle there could be also be pronounced effects on availability of water for aquatic creatures and for agriculture as well as water quality issues. The report, published Monday in the journal Nature Geoscience, combines scientific disciplines to develop......

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