He and his team also found that in the past decade or so, glacial ice has been receding at an alarming rate when compared to historical values of glacial recession. If the world continues ‘business as usual,’ there may not be many glaciers left in the decades to come.
It’s not a matter of whether or not climate change exists, it’s now a matter of what we are doing about it. Currently underway is the World Climate Change Conference 2015 in Paris, France where world leaders are discussing the many issue regarding climate change. Nations are now in agreement that changes should be made, specifically in greenhouse gas emissions that would limit temperature change to 2 degrees Celsius above the pre-industrial values.
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