“There’s absolutely discussion now .. saying, ‘Hey, maybe things have changed to the point that we need this, and how do we do that?’” said an official.
New research finds even if global warming is kept to 1.5 degrees Celsius, 49% of glaciers are still expected to melt by 2100.
The effects of global warming are obvious as ice across the continent melts at “disastrous” rates.
Trento Prosecutor Sandro Raimondi said 17 hikers are still missing, local media reported.
The Pine Island Glacier's ice shelf in Antarctica acts like a cork in a bottle preventing melting ice mass from flowing into the ocean.
Human-caused climate change is now making glaciers lose snow and ice even more rapidly, scientists say.
And if climate change is not sharply curbed, the region could lose two-thirds of its glaciers by 2100, scientists say.
The village of Innaarsuit fears a devastating tsunami if the mountain of ice plunges into the sea.
A draft of a government report confirms the human impact on climate change -- and seems to contradict virtually everything that President Donald Trump has said about the issue.