What is Glacier Retreating
• The melting of glaciers, an event that intensified in the 20th century, is leaving our planet useless. Human activity is the main culprit in the emission of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases. Sea level and global stability depend on how these great masses of restructured ice develop and sustained on that land.
• Earth’s glaciers have been quietly retreating for more than half a century as climate change continues to increase unnecessarily. There is no place on the planet – except South-East Asia – able to understand the effects Massive blocks of moving ice are generated and reassembled as snow accumulates in cold places.
• As is the case, for example, in mountains and polar glaciers, which should not be confused with huge Arctic plates. Glaciers are classified according to their morphology – snowfields, cold glaciers, valley glaciers, etc. – climate – polar, tropical or temperate – and their thermal conditions – cold, warm, or multilateral basis.
• The construction of a glacier is millennial, and its size varies depending on the amount of snow during its lifespan. The behavior of these masses is reminiscent of the rivers they feed during the Thavas, and their speed depends on the friction and slope of the terrain on which they run. Overall, glaciers cover 10% of the Earth’s surface and, together with ice caps, account for about 70% of the world’s freshwater.
Glaciologists believe that despite the massive ice loss, we still have time to protect the glaciers from their predicted disappearance. Here are some ideas and proposals for how we can help achieve this goal: Prevent climate change To curb climate change and save glaciers, it is inevitable that global CO2 emissions are up 45% over the next decade Down to zero, and after 2050 they become zero.
Solutions in today’s time
a). Slow down their erosion:-
The scientific journal Nature suggested building a 100-meter-long dam in front of the Jacobshawan Glacier (Greenland), worst affected by the melting of the Arctic to prevent its erosion.
b). Glacier mixing:-
Mix artificial icebergs Indonesian architect Faris Razak Kotathuha won an award for his project Refreeze the Arctic, which collects water from molten glaciers, shrinking it and refilling it to form large hexagonal ice blocks. Thanks to their size, these icebergs can again be combined to form a frozen mass.
c). Increasing thickness:-
Increase their depth The University of Arizona proposed a seemingly simple solution: build more ice. His proposal involves collecting ice from the bottom of the glacier through pumps by ice power to disperse it over the upper ice cap, so that it becomes stable, thus strengthening stability.
• Scientists agree that it is not the warming of the oceans that, overall, is driving this process. Rather, complex systems involving wind and sea circulation patterns are naturally helping to bring warm water closer to the ice edge. Now, scientists are working to find out why this is happening, what is the real reason for this change and whether climate change is playing a role, and what the future may hold for the world’s largest ice sheet.
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