Water Scarcity: Glaciers Sound the Alarm

Glaciers account for approximately 70% of all freshwater stored on the planet. From Latin America to the Himalayas, New Zealand and the European Alps, climate change is causing most glaciers to retreat at unprecedented rates with many experts sounding the alarm on water security.

https://www.unwater.org/publications/water-security-infographic/

Why glaciers are important for water security

Melting glaciers affect water security

The future of glaciers

Sustainable development needs water security

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