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Climate Change and Winter Sports: Environmental and Economic Threats

Year of publication 2003
Author(s) Rolf Bürki
Co-authors Hans Elsasser, Bruno Abegg
Number of pages 9
Language en
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Page(s) 9
Publication type Journal article
Global warming is a challenge for the tourism industry in mountain areas. But warmer temperatures and a longer summer season are of minor importance. Over all, climate change is a threat for mountain tourism due to less snow, less glaciers, but more extreme events (e.g. landslides).