“Global warming’s impact on Asia’s rivers overblown“. A Nature news report says that in the Indus and Ganges basins, glacial ice contributes only about 40% of the total meltwater . Hah! Take that, glacier worriers. Nothing to worry about. Well, 40% less.
So if “Freshwater flow [is] dominated by monsoon rains rather than glacier run-off”, what happens if the monsoons shift or diminish? Oops. We weren’t supposed to read that far into the news report.