Himalayan and other Asian glaciers put the brakes on

Providing water for drinking, irrigation and power, glaciers in the world’s highest mountains are a lifeline for more than a billion people. As climate change takes a grip and glaciers lose mass, one might think that, lubricated by more meltwater, they flow more quickly. However, satellite images from over the last 30 years show that it isn’t as simple as that.

Himalayan and other Asian glaciers put the brakes on

The ice streams that flow down the flanks of Asia's high mountains are moving slower as they thin.

Mon 10 Dec 18 from BBC News

Greenland ice loss quickening

Using a 25-year record of ESA satellite data, recent research shows that the pace at which Greenland is losing ice is getting faster.

Fri 7 Dec 18 from Phys.org

Greenland ice loss quickening, Thu 6 Dec 18 from ESA

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