Friday, 26 January 2007
Climate change threat to Alpine ski resorts.
"The OECD warns that 75% of Europe's glaciers could disappear by 2050, bringing economic disaster to its $65bn wintersports industry. Hit by record warm temperatures, reduced snowfall and melting permafrost, ski resorts are threatened with increased hazards and ever greater losses." (The Hindu. January 26, 2007.)