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Norway saves skiing with climate-friendly snow

Tuesday 14 Feb 17 9:00am

Detail from a painting by Norwegian artist Knud Larsen Bergslien of skiers escaping from Lillehammer in 1206 with two-year-old Håkon Håkonsson, the future king


By PAUL BROWN | Ski resorts all over the world are increasingly turning to expensive snow-making machines as the climate warms. This method uses so much fuel that it contributes to global warming.

And it works only if the air temperature is below freezing, which means many low-lying resorts are being abandoned.

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