Tajikistan’s melting glaciers – The Climate Question, BBC World Service




Tajikistan has lost more than 20% of its glaciers in the last 40 years and mountain communities are already experiencing a rise in mudslides and floods.

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We hear a lot about how melting glaciers are contributing to sea-level rise but not so much about the impact inland. In places like Tajikistan, glaciers feed rivers and are a significant water source. What might happen to their homes and livelihoods in the future?

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