A girl holds a sign protesting man-made climate change at the site of the former glacier ‘Okjokull’ in Iceland. Photo: AP

Iceland bids farewell to its first glacier lost to climate change, with hundreds more to follow

  • A bronze plaque was mounted on a bare rock at the site of the former glacier in western Iceland to mark its passing – and serve as a warning
  • The sub-arctic island loses about 11 billion tonnes of ice per year, and scientists fear all of its 400-plus glaciers will be gone by 2200
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A girl holds a sign protesting man-made climate change at the site of the former glacier ‘Okjokull’ in Iceland. Photo: AP
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