Mount Everest has lost 2,000 years’ worth of ice in less than three decades

The findings serve as a warning that rapid glacier melt at some of the Earth’s highest points could bring worsening climate impacts, including more frequent avalanches and a drying-up of water sources that around 1.6 billion people in mountain ranges depend on for drinking, irrigation and hydropower. Ice that took around 2,000 years to form … Read more