The vast majority of Norway’s glaciers have been shrinking in recent years and if things continue as the current rate, the Nordic country will have lost most of them just one hundred years from now.
Twenty-one out of Norway’s 31 key glaciers used as a proxy for measuring climate trends have continued to melt, losing dozens of meters, the Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate (NVE) has found. Nigardsbreen alone has shrunk by 54 meters in the ubiquitous trend seen across the globe.
When asked by Norwegian national broadcaster NRK to summarize the development in two sentences, NVE glaciologist Hallgeir Elvehøy said [READ MORE HERE]
Source: EU Times