WATCH: Facing climate change in the shadow of Mount Everest

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Nepal is in a race against global warming.

Scientists warn that as climate change causes Himalayan glaciers to melt at an alarming rate lakes could swell up further and eventually collapse, triggering a deluge in Nepal.

Hundreds of lakes have appeared out of nowhere in the Himalayas in recent decades.

Twenty-one have been identified as potentially dangerous, pressuring Nepal to try and stay one step ahead of the disaster.

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