2021 was a bad year for glaciers in western North America — and it’s about to get much worse

In particular, glacier mass loss over the past two decades in western North America has accelerated, with losses in the past decade that were four times greater than the decade before. This acceleration coincides with warm, dry conditions over some of the region’s largest icefields, namely those in the Southern Coast Mountains of British Columbia.

Source: 2021 was a bad year for glaciers in western North America — and it’s about to get much worse

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