December 3rd, 2003

the only earth?

headline noticed, paper not purchased

If you didn't already care about global warming, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer ( + Associated Press ) provide you with a reason: the end of ski resorts by 2030.

Crystal and Steven's are probably safe for a while, but Europeans could be in trouble:
It appears clear that many resorts, particularly the traditional, lower-altitude resorts of Europe, will be either unable to operate as a result of lack of snow or will face additional costs, including artificial snowmaking, that may render them uneconomic [p-i]
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