The Future of Mountain Glaciers Is Bleak

Climate Central: Melting ice in Greenland and Antarctica get far more attention, but mountain glaciers around the world -- in the Rockies, the Andes, the Himalayas and other ranges -- are melting as well as the planet heats up. All told, say climate modelers, the water they release could contribute about a foot's worth of the 3 to 6 feet of sea level rise projected by 2100. But those models only describe the melting of glaciers in the broadest terms -- as an aggregate. Just like projections for global temperature......

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