Alpine glaciers will vanish away by 2050

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Will we fight world war III for water or will we die due to the scorching heat wrapping this planet. These are some of the burning question which are constantly mocking at us.
No doubt, we have talked much about global Warming and melting glaciers but still we are keeping a blind eye towards our environment. This is bound to carve out our way to doom.

There are appalling reports that snow covers of Alpine ranges will completely disappear by the end of 2050. The new revelations are scarier than earlier ones as it predict that it all happen 50 years early, which means that we can see the live coverage of our doom.

Alpine glaciers
are melting with the speed of 3 percent every year and it will cause the high paucity of drinking and irrigation water, leading to more falling rocks and shattering million-dollar European ski industry.

Roland Psenner, a fresh water scientist, Austria states in his report:

If the melting goes on at this pace, glaciers will be gone by 2030 to 2050-except some high-altitude sites in the French, Swiss, and Italian Alps.

The condition of world glaciers is more gruesome as snow areas are receding about 31 feet (9.6 meters) since 1980, said World Glacier Monitoring Service in Zurich, Switzerland, which monitors 30 glaciers in nine mountain ranges across the world.

Other reports reveal that the past glacial melting occurred when atmospheric levels of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide (CO2) were 280 parts per million while now a days the this level is touching 385 parts per million.

The current condition of Glaciers

Via: NationalGeographic

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