Glaciers in Alps Are Melting at Record Rate Following Heatwaves

  • The Alps’ glaciers are on track for their highest mass losses in at least 60 years of record keeping, data shared exclusively with Reuters shows.
  • Since last winter, the Alps have sweltered through two big early summer heatwaves – including one in July marked by temperatures near 30 degrees Celsius in the Swiss mountain village of Zermatt.