In news not making headlines this week:
"Flooding in Assam and Nepal kills hundreds, displaces millions"
"One-third of Bangladesh under water in one of worst deluges to hit region"
"Worst flooding in decades endangers China’s Three Gorges Dam, 40m people affected"
How much will glaciers and ice caps contribute to sea-level rise between 2015 and 2100? The first coordinated experiment in which 11 models of varying complexity have been used suggests up to 159±86 mm (RCP8.5): doi.org/10.1029/2019EF… @EarthsFutureEiC @AGU_Cryo a thread [1/11]
4/6 Our research underscores that mountain areas deserve special protection and attention in efforts towards #sustainabledevelopment, and that close collaboration between lowland and mountain regions is required despite political, cultural, social and economic differences.