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Global warming increases the risk of avalanches

The impacts of global warming are felt in mountainous regions, where the rise in temperatures is above average, affecting both glacierized landscapes and water resources. The repercussions of these changes are manifold; from retreating glaciers to an increase in the frequency and intensity of snow avalanches, according to Swiss research.

Read more on the website of the University of Geneva.

Date: 14 Mar 2018
Filed under: risks, mountains