Officials from Chile, Colombia, and Peru will gather for a series of meetings focused on developing strategies for managing water resources in the context of climate change.
President Trump signed into law in March the Natural Resources Management Act, which garnered strong bipartisan support in Congress. Here’s how it could help protect the nation’s glaciers.
Peter Oesterling, a former Fulbright Public Policy Fellow with the Peruvian Ministry of Environment’s National Institute for Research on Glaciers and Mountain Ecosystems, describes the country’s efforts to sustainably manage its glaciers.
David Bernhardt is a former lobbyist for an irrigation district that would benefit from increasing the capacity of the state’s largest reservoir, which is fed by glacier meltwater.
Mongolia’s grasslands are being degraded by climate change and heavy goat populations, driven by global cashmere demand.
GlacierHub’s Video of the Week describes the sobering findings of the Hindu Kush Himalaya Assessment, which documents the risk of climate change on the region.
Glaciers are part of America’s iconography and boost local economies. But support for a Green New Deal among elected officials of glacier regions remains slim.
This Photo Friday highlights a helicopter rescue on the world’s highest battlefield, Siachen Glacier.
International Mountain Day (2018) encouraged collaborative talks regarding the protection of mountain ecosystems, sustainable development and international cooperation. GlacierHub reported live from the event, where GlacierHub editor Ben Orlove, a professor at Columbia University, spoke about research documenting the intensified rate of warming in mountain environments.
From 2-14 December 2018, 197 countries gather in Poland for COP24. Over two weeks of negotiations, countries will attempt to finish what they started three years ago in Paris, where they set 2018 as the deadline to come up with robust plans for their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs).
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s new pick for the department’s Deputy Solicitor for Fish, Wildlife and Parks is Karen Budd-Falen, a Wyoming-based property rights attorney known for challenging federal land policy.