Meltdown in the Himalayas – The politics of climate change

Sep 12, 2023 | Environmental, Nature, Social, Videos

A staggering 250,000 deaths are projected by 2050 due to climate change, warns the World Health Organization. The problem is not only a result of our planet’s natural cycles but also bad policies and political apathy. But where is the tipping point? Can it be reversed?
This documentary journeys to the House of Snow, the majestic Himalayan range, which hosts the second-biggest icecap outside the polar regions. Here, one-third of the glaciers are disappearing due to global warming. Soon, almost 2 billion people across South Asia can face a water crisis that threatens their survival. In Siachen, the highest battlefield in the world, India and Pakistan are fighting over a shrinking glacier. The rivalry is just the tip of the iceberg in this water dispute.Join the film crew as they investigate how water became a flashpoint in this arch-rivalry. Observe the rise of water thievery in Karachi, where people have no choice but to steal water.

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