Melting glaciers serve to warn the world

Having grown up in the valley of Kashmir, I am always drawn to snow-clad mountains. So when a friend from Srinagar visited London earlier this year, I jumped at the chance of travelling with him to Switzerland for a few days to walk in the mountains and see the glacier on Mt Titlis.

When glaciers melt

 Keeping in view the improvement in facilities since then, the Supreme Court in 2012 had set a limit of 7,500 per day from each of the two routes.

Climate report: Africa’s rare glaciers soon to disappear

“Overall, Africa will need investments of over $3 trillion in mitigation and adaptation by 2030 to implement its (national climate plans), requiring significant, accessible and predictable inflows of conditional finance,” the WMO’s Taalas said.

The big freeze

The impact of climate change on glaciers has been well documented. From Alaska to Europe, Antarctica to Siberia, glaciers are…