Into Not So Thin Air—How Global Warming Is Altering Oxygen Levels on Everest

November 23, 2020

A new study at iScience shows how oxygen levels change at Everest’s highest elevation depending on air pressure, and with warmer summers the air pressure will be higher, meaning more oxygen should be available near the summit. The increase in oxygen is expected to be “physiologically relevant” for climbers attempting the world’s highest peak. Adventure Journal