Very clear sign of global warming in the Everest region

In this video produced by, Mountaineer David Breashears compares the panoramic photo he took in 2008 of Mount Everest and its surrounding glaciers with one taken in 1921, and explains the enormous scale and rapid speed of the ice loss at the world’s “tallest water tower.” See the evidence with your own eyes.

In Khumjung village high up in the Nepal Himalayas, villagers are struggling to find fresh supplies of water now that glaciers have melted. This short video highlights these problems and the dilemmas that these communities face.


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