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Monday, July 9

Washington Post Warming Shrinks Peruvian Glaciers: "Whatever the cause, Peru, home to eight of every 10 glaciers that lie within the tropics, is living with the consequences of a warming climate. Scientists say the country is an ideal venue for studying climate change because of the abundance of tropical glaciers; Morales calls them 'the world's most sensitive thermometers,' because they react to the smallest change in temperature. With 723 glaciers, the Cordillera Blanca has the most of any of Peru's 18 ranges." Another manifestation of Peru's unique climatic conditions.



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