Brian Vastag

Science Journalist

The Melting Snows of Kilimanjaro

Glacier remnant on Kilimanjaro

Glacier remnant on Kilimanjaro

The snows of Kilimanjaro are rapidly disappearing and will be gone by 2033, predicts the most detailed analysis yet of the iconic glaciers gracing Africa’s highest peak.

 ”They’re being decapitated,” says study leader Lonnie Thompson. “In fact, they’re probably not really glaciers anymore. They’re remnants of another climate.”

Published in Nature. [Link]

 

 

 

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