May 10, 2005

Swiss Resort Covers Part of its Glacier to Avoid Melt from Global Warming

Originally posted by Andrew Breitbart from The Huffington Post | Full News Feed, reBlogged by ts

Alarmed by the retreat of its Alpine glacier, a Swiss ski resort on Tuesday wrapped part of the shrinking ice-cap in a giant blanket in a bid to reduce the summer melt.

If successful, officials at the Gemsstock resort above Andermatt in central Switzerland expect the example to be followed elsewhere in the Alps, where scientists say glaciers are under threat from global warming.

Via The Huffington Post | Full News Feed

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