glaciers

How Melting Glaciers Cause Disasters Thousands of Miles Away — Like Texas' Deep Freeze

From a boat on Resurrection Bay, Alaska, the impact of glacier melt is obvious. But those effects also ripple thousands of miles away, causing massive damage in places you would not expect — like Texas, where a deep freeze crippled the state in 2021. NBCLX storyteller Chase Cain traveled to Alaska for a firsthand look at the majesty and tragedy of Alaska’s glaciers.