Melting Glaciers: A View From Mt. Everest

Our man on Mt. Everest — actually that is a bald-faced lie, it is the Asia Society’s man on Everest, mountaineer and filmmaker David Breashears — provides some beautiful and disturbing shots of the melting glaciers of the Himalayas. We’ve noted before the environmental threat to China’s rivers, but on the basis of a picture is worth a thousand words, we thought we’d share. This video was the Asia Society’s entry in an Asian Development Bank video competition on climate change.

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