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Sunday, September 24, 2023

Tag: glaciers

Earth is losing ice faster today than in the mid-1990s, study suggests

Altogether, an estimated 28 trillion metric tons of ice have melted away from the world’s sea ice, ice sheets and glaciers since the mid-1990s

Growing glaciers prove cold comfort for Pakistan’s Shimshal valley

ISLAMABAD: Climate change is causing glaciers around the world to melt, raising the risk of flooding and other problems. But residents of a remote...

Antarctica: a laboratory for climate change

A decade ago, a thick layer of ice covered the Collins Glacier on Antarctica's King George Island. Now, the rocky landscape is visible to the...

Pakistan facing climate ‘calamity’ if warnings go unheeded

KARACHI: The sprawling megacity lies crumbling, desiccated by another deadly heatwave, its millions of inhabitants suffering life-threatening water shortages and unable to buy bread that has become too expensive to eat.