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Nepal is to hold a cabinet meeting on Mount Everest to highlight the threat global warming poses to glaciers.
 toread Mount Everest Nepal government incredible
They agreed that the world's highest mountain - which traverses the border of the two countries - should be recognised as being 8,848m tall. ... But geologists say that the estimates of both countries over the height of Mount Everest could be wrong. They say that the mountain is becoming higher as India is gradually pushed beneath China and Nepal because of shifting continental plates. In May 1999 an American team used GPS technology...

2010-04-08

 geology Mount Everest China Nepal GPS growth
A team of 20 Nepalese Sherpas is planning to clean up rubbish and bring the bodies of dead climbers down from the top of Mount Everest.

2010-04-20

 Mount Everest corpse climbing waste
Photos taken by a mountaineer on Everest from the same spot where similar pictures were taken in 1921 have revealed an "alarming" ice loss...

2010-07-16

 global warming Mount Everest glacier ice
An extreme storm may have contributed to the deaths of famed climbers George Mallory and Andrew Irvine as they tried to reach Everest's summit in 1924. ... The storm caused a pressure drop big enough to deprive the climbers of oxygen, the new study proposes...

2010-08-03

 pressure storm Mount Everest climbing weather history record