December 22, 2006

Global Warming Poses Threat to Ski Resorts in the Alps
KITZBÜHEL, Austria, Dec. 15 — How balmy has it been in the Alps these last few months? At the bottom of the Hahnenkamm, the famously treacherous downhill course in this Austrian ski resort, the slope peters out into a grassy field. And it’s just 10 days before Christmas.