Italian glacier wrapped in sheets to protect ice

Huge geotextile sheets have been placed over the Presena Glacier in Italy to try and prevent, or at least reduce, the melting of the ice. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: … Read more Italian glacier wrapped in sheets to protect ice

Ice sheets protect Italian glacier from melting.

It is covered with over 24 acres of white geotextile fabric used to reflect sunlight during the summer months and reduce the temperature of the permanent ice. This procedure has been carried out every year since 2008 to combat the effects of global warming Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking … Read more Ice sheets protect Italian glacier from melting.

Italian glacier turns pink due to global warming-linked algae

Pink snow was seen for the first time on parts of the Presena glacier in northern Italy. The phenomenon is caused by algae that develops when snow melts, simultaneously making the ice a darker color. In a vicious circle, the algae in turn increases the rate at which the snow melts by accelerating the absorption … Read more Italian glacier turns pink due to global warming-linked algae

China signs controversial Hong Kong security legislation | The World

Democracy activist Glacier Kwong speaks to The World about how a controversial security law giving China new powers over Hong Kong aims to “generate fear” and stop people from speaking up. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE … Read more China signs controversial Hong Kong security legislation | The World

Swiss acrobats perform at Les Diablerets Alpine reopening

Swiss acrobats performed during the “Glacier 3000 Air Show”, an event that marked the reopening of Alpine facilities following the COVID-19 lockdown. Circus performances have been cancelled globally due to the coronavirus pandemic but one acrobat kept the dream alive with a death-defying Wheel of Death stunt in the Swiss Alps. Ramon Kathriner, dressed in … Read more Swiss acrobats perform at Les Diablerets Alpine reopening

Glacier in northern Italy covered with tarpaulins to slow melting

A vast tarpaulin unravels, gathering speed as it bounces down the glacier over glinting snow. Summer is here and the alpine ice is being protected from global warming. In northern Italy, the Presena glacier has lost more than one third of its volume since 1993. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on … Read more Glacier in northern Italy covered with tarpaulins to slow melting

CGTN Nature: Altai Mountains Series | Episode 11: Bountiful Glaciers

The Muz Taw Glacier on the top of Sawir Mountain is a vital water source for Jeminay County in Xinjiang. For over 200,000 livestock, 80 square kilometers of arable lands and around 40,000 people in the county, it’s the water of life. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): … Read more CGTN Nature: Altai Mountains Series | Episode 11: Bountiful Glaciers

CGTN Nature: Three Parallel Rivers Series | Ep. 4: Mingyong Glacier

In many people’s perceptions, glaciers are often connected with high altitude and the freezing cold. But in the Three Parallel Rivers of the Yunnan Protected Areas, a giant glacier is surrounded by dense forests. In this episode, let’s find out more about the southernmost with the lowest ice tongue among all the modern glaciers in … Read more CGTN Nature: Three Parallel Rivers Series | Ep. 4: Mingyong Glacier

Nepal earthquake: Surviving a deadly Everest avalanche – BBC News

Five years ago on 25 April, a devastating earthquake hit Nepal, which shook the whole country. More than 8,000 people were killed, and hundreds of thousands lost their homes. BBC journalist Aamir Peerzada was filming a documentary film on Khumbu glacier of Mount Everest when the earthquake struck. It triggered multiple avalanches at Everest base … Read more Nepal earthquake: Surviving a deadly Everest avalanche – BBC News

The World’s Highest Glaciers are Melting and That’s Bad News for Billions of People

It’s well below freezing as Renoj Thayyen climbs to the weather station high up in India’s Karakoram mountains, his Koflach boots crunching shin-deep into the snow. The 50-year-old hydrologist has been making this trip to study water and weather patterns across the Himalaya and Karakoram ranges every few months for nearly three decades. What he’s … Read more The World’s Highest Glaciers are Melting and That’s Bad News for Billions of People

Climate greenwash? Amazon’s Bezos pledges $10 billion to save the planet

The Climate is never out of the headlines. Whether it is another storm wrecking havoc, with heavy rain, wind and flooding. Or hot, dry conditions leading to wild fires that burn out of control. The climate is a many-layered debate. Emmanuel Macron relaunched his climate cred with an announcement at Chamonix, on the Sea of Ice glacier that … Read more Climate greenwash? Amazon’s Bezos pledges $10 billion to save the planet

Macron urges “fight of the century” during shrinking glacier visit

French President Emmanuel Macron visited France’s largest glacier, the Mer de Glace on Thursday morning. The 7.5 kilometre (4.7 mile) glacier lies on Mont Blanc, and has become a symbol of global warming after shrinking dramatically.⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣It is estimated that the Mer de Glace diminishes by 8-10 meters per year, with the average temperature having … Read more Macron urges “fight of the century” during shrinking glacier visit

Green promises: Macron’s proposals to save Europe’s melting glaciers

It is 580 steps atop the roof of Europe, a stairway to hell if humanity does not act fast. French President Emmanuel Macron starting his day up the mountain at the famed Sea of Ice that gives onto the continent’s highest peak Mont-Blanc. As he contemplated the glacier that has receded in thickness by 120 meters in … Read more Green promises: Macron’s proposals to save Europe’s melting glaciers

Huge ‘tower block’ of ice splits from Antarctica

A tower block of ice has split off from a glacier less than a mile away from a ship on which Sky News is filming scientists as they track the impact of climate change. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us … Read more Huge ‘tower block’ of ice splits from Antarctica

Snotsicles and snowdrifts: Extreme climate science – BBC News

“Snotsicle” – distinctly unattractive masses of frozen snot – are just some of the challenges of doing science in a place as extreme as the Antarctic. Scientists fear the Thwaites Glacier could be beginning a process of catastrophic collapse. There is more than three metres of potential sea level rise in the ice of West … Read more Snotsicles and snowdrifts: Extreme climate science – BBC News