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Pollution, Not Rising Temperatures, May Have Melted Alpine Glaciers

| September 3, 2013
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Glaciers in the Alps of Europe pose a scientific mystery. They started melting rapidly back in the 1860s. In a span of about 50 years, some of the biggest glaciers had retreated more than half a mile.

But nobody could explain the glacier’s rapid decline. Now, a new study from …Read More

Source: NPR Science – ingested into KQED

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