Greenpeace’s study of glacial melt in China is one of several that paint a gloomy picture of the environment. Glaciers provide drinking water to 1.8 billion people, the group said, and melt is dumping billions of cubic metres of water into seas and rivers. Photo: AP Photo

China’s melting glaciers are a ‘wake-up call for the world’, Greenpeace says

  • Study claims glacier waters are displacing thousands of people in western China
  • Temperatures in the region rising faster than the global average
Topic |   Climate change

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Greenpeace’s study of glacial melt in China is one of several that paint a gloomy picture of the environment. Glaciers provide drinking water to 1.8 billion people, the group said, and melt is dumping billions of cubic metres of water into seas and rivers. Photo: AP Photo
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