Central Asia Mountain Range Has Lost a Quarter of Ice Mass in 50 Years, Study Says – WSJ.
After several years planning the difficult mission, scientists successfully drilled through Antarctica’s Pine Island Glacier. They were stunned by what they found, and worry global sea levels could be at risk. Remote Antarctic Trek Reveals A Glacier Melting From Below : NPR
About 160 years ago, before Europe began warming up, glaciers in the Alps started rapidly retreating. Now NASA scientists offer a possible explanation for this apparent paradox: Soot from the Industrial Revolution could have heated up the ice. Pollution, Not Rising Temperatures, May Have Melted Alpine Glaciers : NPR