Himalayan Glaciers are Melting Twice as Fast as last Century

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Meanwhile, the President of the United States is more concerned about bringing back coal mining in the 21st Century.

 

Coal was the first industrial revolution, oil and gas was the second, sustainable energy is the third.

 

The EU and China are already well on their way to sustainable energy, they could reach a marginal energy cost of near zero.

 

Who do you think the world is going to follow?

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Himalayan Glaciers are Melting Twice as Fast as last Century

 

All the ice is, everywhere.

 

Man made climate change  is moving faster then models predictions, model are reacting to slow, lots for unforeseen feedback.

 

30% of Dorchester County on the Delmarva will be under water by 2050

 

https://riskfinder.climatecentral.org/county/dorchester-county.md.us?comparisonType=postal-code&fore...

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You know, the sad part about this whole thing is, despite all of the "FACTS" and evidence presented here and from scientists and observers all around the world concerning the reality that is global warming and climate change, the Trump/Republican mantra remains--"FAKE NEWS!!!"

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Meanwhile, the President of the United States is more concerned about bringing back coal mining in the 21st Century.

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If you want to know up close and personal what is happening at the Roof of the World, check with the climbers on the peaks. Is there more exposed rock, loose scree, or large rocks breaking loose due to water entering cracks in the rocks which freezes and expands. Or how about snow and ice is there more or less. Is there more ice breaking lose, causing more concern, due to warming. And are temps increasing or decreasing? How about erratic weather systems...more erratic than normal. 

Ask the climbers and find out the real facts and real story about the weather!

Or ask the Sherpas. 

Or ask those that reside in the mountains. 

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Spanning 2,000 kilometers and harboring some 600 billion tons of ice, Himalayan glaciers supply around 800 million people with water for irrigation, hydropower and drinking. But they have been losing almost half a meter of ice each year since the start of this century, double the amount of melting that occurred between 1975 and 2000, according to the Columbia University researchers behind the study.
 
Recently, the glaciers have lost around 8 billion tons of water a year. the equivalent of 3.2 million Olympic-size swimming pools, say the researchers. And that could potentially threaten water supplies for hundreds of millions of people across parts of Asia.
 
The researchers reviewed 40 years of satellite observations across India, China, Nepal and Bhutan and found that Himalayan glaciers have been retreating rapidly since 2000 due to an average 1 degree Celsius temperature rise in the region.
 
"Atmospheric warming appears to really be the dominant driver of ice loss," he said, adding that Himalayan glaciers may have lost as much as a quarter of their enormous mass over the past four decades.
 
 
 
 

Unfortunately - few people care - we are still rebuilding with your Tax Dollars - New Orleans - Puerto Rico - the Keys in Florida - Levees right next to the Mississippi

 

 

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The evidence of the rate of Global Warming accelerating is evident to laymen now, let alone Climate Scientists. Yet the Deniers hold steadfast. Funny that most trump supporters deny science. Why not ............. trump does ............ and he is a self proclaimed "stable genius".


Democrats in 2020
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Spanning 2,000 kilometers and harboring some 600 billion tons of ice, Himalayan glaciers supply around 800 million people with water for irrigation, hydropower and drinking. But they have been losing almost half a meter of ice each year since the start of this century, double the amount of melting that occurred between 1975 and 2000, according to the Columbia University researchers behind the study.
 
Recently, the glaciers have lost around 8 billion tons of water a year. the equivalent of 3.2 million Olympic-size swimming pools, say the researchers. And that could potentially threaten water supplies for hundreds of millions of people across parts of Asia.
 
The researchers reviewed 40 years of satellite observations across India, China, Nepal and Bhutan and found that Himalayan glaciers have been retreating rapidly since 2000 due to an average 1 degree Celsius temperature rise in the region.
 
"Atmospheric warming appears to really be the dominant driver of ice loss," he said, adding that Himalayan glaciers may have lost as much as a quarter of their enormous mass over the past four decades.
 
 
 
 
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