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Solemn vigils for dying glaciers
by CIPRA International published Oct 14, 2019 last modified Jul 07, 2021 01:06 AM — filed under: , ,
Many Alpine glaciers have already disappeared due to global warming. In September 2019, vigils in Italy and Switzerland drew attention to this fact.
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Glacier ice on a stick
by alpMedia published Mar 16, 2021 last modified Jul 07, 2021 01:02 AM — filed under: , , ,
Artificial ice cones and “snow ropes”: Swiss glaciologists want to save glacier ice as a water reservoir and make ski resorts more environmentally friendly. The idea comes from the Indian Himalayas.
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Tomorrow’s climate: warmer, wetter, costlier
by Bachner Christina published Apr 16, 2014 last modified Jul 07, 2021 01:09 AM — filed under: ,
This winter was the second warmest in Italy and one of the wettest since 1800. The world’s largest reinsurer is now also warning of the increasing natural risks as a consequence of climate change.
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IPCC report: climate crisis in the Alps
by CIPRA International published May 11, 2022 — filed under: , , , ,
According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the effects of the climate crisis are greater than we thought: glaciers are melting in the Alps and there are more rockfalls and droughts. What else awaits the Alps? And how can we deal with it?
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Water resources and alpine rivers: adaptation to the challenges of climate change
by CIPRA International published Jan 23, 2020 last modified Jul 07, 2021 01:11 AM — filed under: , , ,
Conference organised in the frame of the French Presidency of the Alpine Convention
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Point of view: Burning with love, not hate
by alpMedia published Aug 29, 2018 last modified Jul 07, 2021 01:12 AM — filed under: ,
The climate crisis and nationalism are the two greatest threats of our time, says Kaspar Schuler, executive director of CIPRA International since June, on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of «Fire across the Alps».
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Youth and climate as the focus of AlpWeek
by alpMedia published Sep 02, 2020 last modified Jul 07, 2021 01:14 AM — filed under: , , ,
What do young people think about climate change in the Alps? This is the main theme of the AlpWeek Intermezzo, due to take place in Nice in December 2020.
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Fire and flames across the Alps
by CIPRA International published Jul 04, 2018 last modified Jul 07, 2021 01:17 AM — filed under: ,
On 11 August 2018 the “Fire across the Alps” will be lighting up peaks and valleys for the thirtieth time. The idea behind the anniversary fires is to draw attention to climate change.
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Climate crisis makes mountains crumble
by CIPRA International published Oct 06, 2021 — filed under: , , , ,
Rockfalls and rockslides are nothing new in the Alps, but dwindling permafrost is making the situation even worse – for mountaineering and for villages.
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Point of view: Water will not tolerate resistance
by CIPRA International published Oct 06, 2021 last modified Oct 06, 2021 08:45 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , ,
Extreme weather conditions are also increasingly affecting the Alps. The climate crisis is driving this development. Can more and more dams, barriers or power stations solve the problem and at the same time satisfy the growing hunger for energy? We must work with the power of water rather than against it, says Kaspar Schuler, CIPRA’s Executive Director and co-author of CIPRA’s new position paper on hydropower.
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