In Mount Everest Region, World’s Highest Glaciers Are Melting, Receding | InsideClimate News

In Mount Everest Region, World’s Highest Glaciers Are Melting, Receding | InsideClimate News

However, what is stunning scenery to tourists is for climate scientists an apocalyptic sight. They see dramatic evidence all around of a rapidly warming atmosphere.

Visitors returning to the Everest region after many years will notice changes in the landscape: large lakes where there were none; glacial ice replaced by ponds, boulders and sand; the snowline moving up the mountains; and glaciers that have receded and shrunk.

via In Mount Everest Region, World’s Highest Glaciers Are Melting, Receding | InsideClimate News