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BBC News – French Alpine glaciers in retreat

7 December 2011

BBC News – French Alpine glaciers in retreat.

This is no surprise, and in such a dry and warm year – yeas, it has been another ‘warmest’ year, it is also no surprise that there is no snow for skiing either –

http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/45485013/ns/today-travel/t/ski-season-switzerland-stalled-lack-snow/

The knock on effects for major rivers such as the – already low flow Rhine – are clear, as are the loss of permafrost and increase in mountain erosion.

From → Climate, Science, Weather

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