Global warming hits South America.
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A newly published report finds glaciers in the Andes mountains are¬†melting¬†at an alarming rate, the latest sign that global warming may be accelerating its grip on the region.
Writing in the journal Cryosphere of the European Geosciences Union, a team of researchers warn the increasing rate of warming could have a major impact on the region’s freshwater sources, possibly depleting the area of key resources over the next fifty years.