Largest glacier in France could all but vanish by the end of the century

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Largest glacier in France could all but vanish by the end of the century

Scientists predict glacier La Mer de Glace could lose 90% of its volume by 2100. Global warming is gutting glaciers on Gallic grounds. La Mer de Glace, the largest glacier in France, has lost one-third of its volume in the past century. The area around Mont Blanc, where the glacier is situated, has been heating up twice as fast as the rest of the world, causing the glacier to melt faster than ever.  “Glaciers are symbols of climate change because they’re the elements in nature that react fastest to it,”…

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