Researchers want to save shrinking Swiss glacier with 4,000 snow machines

Climate change is shrinking the Morteratsch glacier in Switzerland by around 98 to 131 feet every single year. Scientists led by Johannes Oerlemans of Utrecht University think they have an answer: artificial snow. 4,000 snow machines could recycle water into flakes that could hopefully preserve the famous glacier.

from Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingInhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building http://inhabitat.com/researchers-want-to-save-shrinking-swiss-glacier-with-4000-snow-machines
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