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Europe is the fastest-warming continent, at nearly twice the average global rate, report says

Apr. 22, 2024 05:29 AM EDT

NAPLES, Italy (AP) — Europe is the fastest-warming continent and its temperatures are rising at roughly twice the global average, two top climate monitoring organizations reported Monday, warning of the consequences for human health, glacier melt and economic activity. The U.N.'s...

Pakistani province issues a flood alert and warns of a heavy loss of life from glacial melting

Apr. 20, 2024 14:40 PM EDT

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani province has issued a flood alert because of glacial melting and warned of a heavy loss of life if safety measures aren't undertaken, officials said Saturday. Pakistan has witnessed days of extreme weather, killing scores of people and...

Austria likely to be largely ice-free within 45 years as glaciers recede quickly, experts say

Apr. 05, 2024 09:47 AM EDT

VIENNA (AP) — Austrian glaciers receded last year at a rapid pace and the Alpine country is likely to be largely ice-free in 40 to 45 years as the process continues, experts said Friday. The Austrian Alpine Club said that, of the 93 glaciers its volunteers measured and observed,...