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Scientists Create Sombre Monument For Glacier Melted By Climate Change

30 days ago   |   By Huffington Post

Scientists are memorialising what they've described as Iceland's first glacier lost to climate change with a sombre monument and “letter to the future” reminding humans to do better at tackling global warming. The monument is slated to be installed next month at the site of the now-extinct Okjökull glacier - nicknamed the “OK” glacier - in Borgarfjörður, Iceland, by researchers from Houston's Rice University and members of the Icelandic Hiking Society. The glacial gravestone remembers OK as the first of Iceland's glaciers to lose its status as a glacier after warming temperatures caused...
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