Climate Experts Pledge To Scale Up High-Altitude Fight Against Mountain Melt

In a call for action at the end of this week’s High Mountain Summit to tackle the global warming causing glaciers to retreat, along with snow fields, permafrost and associated ecosystems – collectively called the cryosphere – the World Meteorological Organisation and partners announced they would step up commitments on the issue of water security and natural disasters linked to melting ice in mountain regions.

UN News. October 31, 2019.

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