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Climate Change Is Melting Everest

PostPosted: Wed 13 Apr, 2016 5:05 pm
by wayno
Climate Change Is Melting Everest
Research shows that higher temperatures around the world’s tallest peak are thawing its glaciers, which could spell doom for villages in the Khumbu Valley


http://www.outsideonline.com/2067651/cl ... ng-everest

Avalanches hamper mountaineers’ preparations
http://thehimalayantimes.com/nepal/aval ... parations/

Re: Climate Change Is Melting Everest

PostPosted: Wed 13 Apr, 2016 6:03 pm
by north-north-west
Presumably means increased avalanche danger during the climbing season too. And probably more climbers pushing the Sherpas to take even greater risks so they (climbers) get their money's worth.

Re: Climate Change Is Melting Everest

PostPosted: Wed 13 Apr, 2016 6:09 pm
by wayno
theres widespread worries about lakes up and down the himalayas filling up and breaching, flooding occupied valley's below, every year the lakes get bigger...