It sure is a per Japanese scientists. The year-round frozen ice earlier at 17,400 feet above sea level now stands at 18,000 feet,700 to. This means real danger to places at the fringes of the permafrost regions of the world.
What does this mean for humans?
Thawed mountainsides pose more of a chance to slide.
That would mean more landslides and ruined roads.
As a result railroad tracks might crumple and building foundations sink or collapse.
May even mean, soon to be flooded Himalayan villages.
The culprit yet again seems to be global warming. The intense competition of the increasingly market-oriented capitalist world economy, has meant survival of only those that profit. The degradation of local environments across the industrialized world was the seemingly small price we’ve been prepared to pay for the progress, power and profits of our modern civilization. This greed might finally lead to the end of civilization in a warming world.