Iceland has lost its first glacier to rising temperatures. Now, scientists are planning to install a memorial near the sad pile. https://earther.gizmodo.com/scientists-wrote-a-eulogy-for-icelands-first-glacier-lo-1836542745 #climateChange #ScientistsForFuture #FridaysForFuture
@bjoern Can you imagine what it might be like to be someone in 200 years, looking at this plaque, and feeling a great swell of pride as you appreciate that yes: they did.
transcription of the memorial plaque in the image
"Ok is the first glacier to lose its status as a glacier. In the next 200 years, all our glaciers are expected to follow the same path. This monument is to acknowledge that we know what is happening and what needs to be done. Only you know if we did it. Ágúst 2019, 415ppm CO2"
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