World’s glaciers melting faster than ever, with US and Canada hardest hit

//World’s glaciers melting faster than ever, with US and Canada hardest hit

World’s glaciers melting faster than ever, with US and Canada hardest hit

Glaciers are melting faster, losing 31 per cent more snow and ice per year than they did 15 years earlier, according to three-dimensional satellite measurements of all the world’s mountain glaciers.Scientists blame human-caused climate change.Using 20 years of recently declassified satellite data, scientists calculated that the world’s 220,000 mountain glaciers are losing more than 328 billion tons (298 billion metric tons) of ice and snow per year since 2015, according to a study in Wednesday…

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