Ok, the glacier that once was.

Icelandic Glaciers Rapidly Retreating

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Drangajökull glacier in September, 2001.

Drangajökull Glacier Could be Gone by 2050

6 Feb Drangajökull glacier in the West Fjords of Iceland could disappear in the next 30 years.

Can Cans Help Iceland’s Aluminum Industry?

23 Oct 2019 US beverage producers are increasingly opting to replace plastic bottles with aluminum cans – a trend that could affect export markets for aluminum produced in Iceland.

Ice cave in Langjökull glacier. The picture was taken in 2004.

Want to Dig Tunnel in Race Against Time

5 Jul 2019 The company Mountaineers of Iceland has been granted permission to dig a 100-m (328-ft) ice tunnel into the south part of Langjökull glacier.

The route over Tungnaárjökull is impassable.

Route over Glacier Impassable

5 Jun 2019 Due to the climate crisis, scientists were unable to access Vatnajökull glacier this year by the regular route over Tungnaárjökull glacier.

From Snæfellsjökull glacier.

Area of Glaciers Decreases by 215 km2

6 May 2019 Presently, the largest single land form change in Iceland is due to retreating glaciers.

Emmanuel Macron, President of France, with Icelandic Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir in Paris yesterday.

Iceland presents decision to exceed goals of Paris Agreement at One Planet Summit

13 Dec 2017 Iceland's new governmental decision to take global warming issues further than the Paris Agreement entails met with a great reception at the One Planet summit yesterday. It was new PM Katrín Jakobsdóttir who spoke at the summit to present Iceland's environmental and global warming policies.

Árni Finnsson calls Trump "a psychopath".

Trumps decision: "A great threat to Iceland"

1 Jun 2017 Director of the Icelandic Nature Conservation association, Árni Finnsson says that the decision announced by US President Donald Trump today is a great threat to Iceland. "The acidification of our oceans is very rapid and our fish is danger. I imagine that people within the fishing industry here will react very strongly."

Icelandic nature has changed much in the last decades due to global warming.

Disaster in Icelandic nature

3 Apr 2017 Green vegetation has increased 80% in 30 years, birch trees are growing 8 times faster than they did in 1970 and sensitive ecosystems in moorlands will be lost in the next decades. Iceland is not untouched by global warming.

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