Thursday, August 6, 2009

Climate Changes Closes World's Highest Ski Run

"The 18,000-year-old glacier in Bolivia that provided the world with its highest ski run has just finished completely drying up, thanks to our old pal climate change. And of course, it's taken the run with it. Now, thrill-seeking skiers will no longer be able to bomb down the slopes at 17,785 ft--but far worse, the glacier will no longer provide much needed water to the 2 million people that live around Bolivia's nearby capitol La Paz.

The glacier has dried up 6 years earlier than most predictions had foreseen--the nasty work of global warming. Bloomberg reports"

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