Glaciologist Michael Zemp and his international team calculated that glaciers worldwide had lost more than 9,000 tons of ice since 1961 and were melting at a faster and faster rate. At the same time the sea level rose by 27 millimeters – news that traveled around the globe in more than 1,400 media reports on all continents, reaching a potential readership of over a billion people.
Media Highlights 2019: Climate Crisis, Evolution and a New Building Project
UZH News, 18.02.2020
Global warming is shrinking glaciers faster than thought
Press release and media response, April 2019