20. October 2015

News this morning on UNESCO website of French President withnessing the effects of Global Warming in Katla Geopark

French President François Hollande, together with Icelandic President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, visited the Sólheimajökull glacier in Katla Global Geopark (Iceland) on 16 October to see first-hand the effects of climate change, in preparation for the Paris Climate Conference (COP21) later this year. Since 1931, when the annual measurements began, the Sólheimajökull glacier has retreated by more than a kilometre.