One Planet Polar Summit: a high level mobilization to safeguard ice memory from endangered glaciers

The summit was a great success for polar research and for Ice Memory.

The Paris Appeal for Glaciers and Poles, signed at this stage by 32 countries, represents a high-level commitment to preserving the memory of the ice.

The summit was marked by four key announcements:

President Emmanuel Macron announced a billion euros to support polar research

The launch of the United Nations Decade of Polar and Ice Sciences.

Ice Memory is one of the “major projects already agreed”, which will play a key role in the Decade.

Protecting the most endangered natural areas at the poles and glaciers.

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