Loss of glaciers in the Andes spells trouble for future water supplies

Published on November 25, 2019
If global warming continues at its current rate, 50% of the glaciers of the Andes, especially in tropical latitudes, could disappear by mid-century. The rapid retreat of these icy masses, that constitute one of the largest reserves of fresh water in the world, produces changes in the rain cycle, increased flooding and landslides. The experts […]

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