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For the First Time on Record, Climate Change Has Rerouted an Entire River

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Image: climate-river-repeat-7c18ef0a-2388-11e7-b503-9d616bd5a305.jpgA stream flows through the toe of Kaskawulsh Glacier in the Yukon. In 2016, this channel allowed the glacier’s meltwater to drain in a different direction than normal, resulting in the Slims River water being rerouted to a different river system. (Dan Shugar) Author: Chris Mooney, The Washington …