December 27, 2012

Glacial Retreat Threatens Water Resources

Tom Schueneman, Energy Collective


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The dramatic, profound impacts of global warming are increasingly becoming apparent, particularly as regards vital freshwater supplies. Glaciers around the world are in retreat, threatening the sustainability of populations across entire regions—a process that has been under way for decades.

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TAGGED: Climate Change, Global Warming, Japan, Andes, Water Resources, Glacial Retreat, Glaciers

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