Nature and Environment (19)
Mont Blanc glacial retreat
Contrary to many newspaper reports climate change has not halted over the last decade, at least not in the Alps.
Ocean cycles pause global warming
Scientists looking for a reason for the current "pause" in global warming believe they may have found the culprit in Pacific and Atlantic ocean cycles that have a major impact on Northern He
Worst start to winter for 25 years?
With freezing levels at 2500 meters coupled with rain today it is officially one of the worst starts to winter for 25 years; although Meteo France is more measured calling it a “once in a decade” even
The ski industry faces up to climate change
The Observer has published a fairly long article on global warming and its effects on the ski industry.
European glaciers halt retreat
According to an article by Antoine Chandellier the return to snowier winters over the last few years has meant that the retreat of some European glaciers has slowed and others are even growing again.
3rd hottest Swiss winter for 150 years
The fat lady hasn't yet sung on 2014 but Météo Suisse are claiming that this winter is the third hottest since 1864 without a single flake falling on Geneva or Neuchâtel except for a very short spe
Coldest Temperature Ever Recorded
It may be freezing in the Alps at the moment as an anti-cyclone brings clear nights but that is nothing compared to freshly analysed data from NASA for August 2010 where a record breaking -94.
Earth heads into half century mini-ice age
Don't sell your skis or your alpine chalet just yet, and hold off that summer cruise to Japan via the Northwest passage.
Battle Royale over the vallon du Clou
Environmentalists thought they'd won an important victory in their ten year battle with the ski resort of Ste Foy over the Vallon du Clou.
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