News tagged with melting

Tracking conflict minerals in Congo

Eastern Congo's hillsides are rich in an element that most people have never heard of, a metal that is inside most of the mobile phones, laptops, and other electronics that we use every day.

Dec 08, 2010
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Asia home to glacier melt, human vulnerabilities

A new report prepared by scientists from the Joint Global Change Research Institute, a collaboration of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the University of Maryland, provides recommendations on how ...

Dec 01, 2010
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Climate change: Water reservoir glacier

Glaciers of large mountain regions contribute, to some extent considerably, to the water supply of certain populated areas. However, in a recent study conducted by Innsbruck glaciologists and climatologists ...

Nov 08, 2010
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What Weathermen Know About Climate Change

Climate change is a topic that impacts the weather not only globally, but also locally. While some people may be concerned about the melting ice sheets at the far corners of the Earth, what most really want ...

Jun 26, 2010
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