Climate Change is Increasing Air Pressure at Top of Mt. Everest
According to two new studies published today in iScience and One Earth, the air pressure near Everest's summit is rising, making more oxygen available to breathe, and glaciers are melting at unprecedented rates, leading to more meltwater. https://t.co/gnhnlPDZnh
— Smithsonian Magazine (@SmithsonianMag) November 20, 2020
Health Editor’s Note: While current climate change is making it easier to breath on the top of Mt. Everest, overall that is not a good thing. Data from the highest weather station in the world show that high-altitude air is becoming more oxygenated and miles-long glaciers are melting….Carol
Carol graduated from Riverside White Cross School of Nursing in Columbus, Ohio and received her diploma as a registered nurse. She attended Bowling Green State University where she received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and Literature. She attended the University of Toledo, College of Nursing, and received a Master’s of Nursing Science Degree as an Educator.
She has traveled extensively, is a photographer, and writes on medical issues. Carol has three children RJ, Katherine, and Stephen – one daughter-in-law; Katie – two granddaughters; Isabella Marianna and Zoe Olivia – and one grandson, Alexander Paul. She also shares her life with her husband Gordon Duff, many cats, and two rescues.