Scientists believe 1/3 of glaciers in the Himalayas - upon which billions depend for water - are doomed, even if emissions are cut dramatically. Smithsonian.com
Monday, 12 December 2011
White Christmas? Dream on: Environment Canada says Snow Less Likely Over Time
By: Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press - 12/12/2011
TORONTO - Dreaming of a white Christmas may be a holiday tradition, but Canadians are more likely than ever to wake up instead to the dreary brown reality wrought by climate change, Environment Canada said Monday. Details here.
The shrinking Columbia Icefield, an important source of meltwater for Canada's prairie rivers. PinP photo.