Not so Chile: rising temperatures force country’s ski slopes to use fake snow squib

Once deep in powder this time of year, Chile’s ski stations are fighting the ravages of climate change and pollution that have brought less and less snow to the central Andes.Just a few decades ago, the Andes mountain range could be buried under four metres of snow, forcing the closure of access roads and requiring the use of tractors to get around.But this year, it’s snowed only three times in the Chilean Andes, and never more than 30 centimetres.It’s not just Chile affected, but the whole of…
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