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Briefing Date:10/01/2012
Topic:Himalayan Glaciers: Climate Change, Water Resources, and Water Security

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
National Research Council
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Board on Atmospheric Studies and Climate
Committee on Himalayan Glaciers, Hydrology, Climate Change, and Implications for Water Security

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Congressional Briefing
Monday, October 1, 2012
By Teleconference – 3:00 p.m.

on

Himalayan Glaciers:
Climate Change, Water Resources, and Water Security

This new report, from the National Academies, explores the potential impact of climate change on glaciers that feed streams and regional waterways in the Himalayas.

This briefing was for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on September 12, 2012 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.

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