Tagged: Snow

Arctic sea ice sets new record low in 2011 0

Arctic sea ice sets new record low in 2011

This is not surprising as I was blogging about it two months ago. To TreeHugger : ” After several months of reporting near-record or record monthly levels of Arctic sea ice melting, German researchers...

The Alps are endangered by climate change 0

The Alps are endangered by climate change

To the latest report of the European Environment Agency, climate change “poses a grave threat” to the snows of the Alps, and thus will decrease the amounts of water received by many rivers like...

Decreasing amounts of snow in the Himalayas 6

Decreasing amounts of snow in the Himalayas

One of the most worrying consequences of climate change is the decreasing amounts of snow. At the end of winters, snow melts and  thus brings water to billions people during the drier seasons. Thus...