Rainier Loses 14 Percent of Its Ice in 40 Years

While there may be a lot of snow this year, researchers say Rainier has lost 14 percent of its ice in the last r years. The article translates this into 8 inches of snow covering Rhode Island.


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Austria To Wrap Snow With Foil to Prevent Melting

The Taipei Times reports that Austrian ski resorts plan to wrap their snow with plastic foil to decrease melting.
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Scientists Predict 25% of Northwest Glaciers Will Be Gone By 2030

Cascadia Scorecard quoting a Denver Post article on Global Warming notes that Northwest Scientist issued the “The Scientific Consensus Statement of the Likely Impacts of Climate Change on the Pacific Northwest” noting that a quarter of Northwest Glaciers will be gone by 2030.


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