High and dry: Alpine resorts grapple with climate change

Parts of the Gurschengletscher glacier are covered with tarps in Andermatt, Switzerland July 5, 2019. Picture taken July 5, 2019. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

The prospect of searing heatwaves driving holidaymakers to cool mountains and children asking grandparents about their memories of snow is focusing minds in Alpine ski resorts on the implications of climate change. With global warming widely expected to slash snowfall, especially at lower levels, the Swiss tourism industry is looking for ways to preserve a […]

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