Climate emergency: Rising number of glacier lakes risks more than 7m people in S Asia
GLOFs have been responsible for thousands of deaths in the last century, as well as the destruction of villages, infrastructure, and livestock, according to the study. AFP/Pool/Torsten Blackwood/Files
PARIS/KARACHI: A sharp and concerning rise in the volume of glacier lakes has been observed in a new satellite data-based study, showing how climate emergency has led ice floes around the world continue to melt and threaten more than seven million people in South Asia, including Pakistan.
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