Wednesday, March 13, 2013

The Himalayan ("abode of the snows") water cycle

While politicians argue over whether the earth's warming cycle is a product of recurrent cycles or is being hastened by population and man's activities, the bottom line is that climate change is taking place.

Because the glaciers of Qomolangma are the source of water for 40% of the population, the dissolution of Himalayan glaciers is of global concern.