The Swiss government prepared a package of 3.2 billion Swiss francs after the glaciers melted due to climate change and heat waves.
In the news on the Swissinfo.ch site, it was reported that the Federal Council announced the details of the package after the adoption of the package of measures submitted to the Assembly to prevent the melting of glaciers.
Renewable energy will be increased
According to AA; money allocated to protect glaciers “supporting the installation of solar energy panels”, “producing sustainable alternatives to fossil fuel heating systems” and “insulation of buildings” It was noted that it was aimed to prevent the increase in air temperature in the country by using it in activities such as
Melting glaciers in the Alps worries
A study published on the website of the Federal Institute of Technology Zurich on 22 August examined the change of glaciers in the Swiss Alps from 1931 to 2016 by comparing old and new photographs.
1400 glaciers lost half their volume
In the study, it was stated that around 1400 glaciers in the Alps lost their total volume by half during this time period.
In the research, which pointed out that climate change accelerated the glacier meltdowns, it was stated that the glaciers melted 12 percent from 2010 to 2016 alone.