Carey, Mark
July 2007
Environmental History;Jul2007, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p497
Academic Journal
The article reports on the history of glaciers with emphasis on its significance towards global climatology specifically on global warming. The author argues that glaciers play a significant role in climate science as well as on the advent of temperature increases in all parts of the world. Glaciers have been regarded as a sublime scenery, a mere recreation site, a place to conquer and explore among others without due regard to its inherent role in ecology. The author further argues that global warming and glaciers can be a good platform for discussions in environmental as well as climate science.


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