eBetween 2000 and 2019, the planet’s glaciers lost 267 billion tons annually, according to An international study published in temper nature In 2021, based on the analysis of 500,000 satellite images. The rate of melt is increasing very rapidly: every decade, the total annual loss increases by an average of 48 billion tons. The collapse of two glaciers in July, the Marmolada in Italy and the other in the Tian Shan Mountains in Kyrgyzstan (impressively photographed by a theme park), has raised concerns about the future of these white giants victims of global warming.
“We don’t really know the reasons for the collapse of the Marmolada,” said Christian Vincent, a researcher at the National Center for Scientific Research at the Institute of Environmental Geosciences and …
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