Humans the main cause of glacier melt worldwide

August 14, 2014 7:03 PM

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Humans the main cause of glacier melt worldwide

Since 1990, humans have been the primary cause of melting glaciers worldwide, says a study out Thursday in the journal Science.

Researchers found that, in the past two decades, about two-thirds of the world's glacier loss was due to rising temperatures from the burning of greenhouse gases, along with land-use changes.

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