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Climate change is 'shrinking winter'

12 December 2018

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Snowy mountain winters are being "squeezed" by climate change, according to scientists in California.

Researchers who studied the winter snowfall in the mountains there revealed that rising temperatures are reducing the period during which snow is on the ground in the mountains - snow that millions rely on for their fresh water.

Source: BBC

Image credit: NASA - Satellite images from 2002 (left) compared with 2017 (right) highlight the decreasing snowpack