New research finds even if global warming is kept to 1.5 degrees Celsius, 49% of glaciers are still expected to melt by 2100.
Hundreds of millions of people in coastal areas would be threatened if climate change continues unabated, the UN’s climate body warned.
A group of scientists and locals have unveiled a plaque to Iceland's first melted glacier. Okjokull was the first to lose its status as a glacier in 2014, attributed to rising global temperatures and climate change.