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    reliable snow in the future?


    squaw & vancouver falling in the warm zone
    calgary, salt lake city & lake placid predicted to have snow



    From The New York Times:


    Of 21 Winter Olympic Cities, Many May Soon Be Too Warm to Host the Games

    Because of climate change, by midcentury many prior Winter Games locations may be too warm to ever host the Olympics again.

    https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/01/11/climate/winter-olympics-global-warming.html



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    Thanks a lot trump...

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    These articles kind of crack me up. I mean, if the climate science is right we are going to have much bigger problems 50 years from now then figuring out where to host the next Olympic games.
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    snow in the forecast for 18BBI
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    Quote Originally Posted by raisingarizona13 View Post
    These articles kind of crack me up. I mean, if the climate science is right we are going to have much bigger problems 50 years from now then figuring out where to host the next Olympic games.
    Yeah, but those headlines are a bit more cheerful than "Tens of millions murdered in forced starvation camps near potential site of 2042 Winter Olympics"...
    Short stories about snow and rock, and pictures, too

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    Unhappy Worst condition of wheater near future

    according to NASA Antarctic snow is melting more rapidly this cause raise in sea level in near future then the whole USA , Canada is in danger of strom ,floods and have snow fall

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    so if MSL rises, does that mean my ASL drops?

    I figure Colorado will be one of the last places in the continental united states with a ski season
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    Right... 'cause the Olympics and all of its accoutrement are really great for the environment.

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    Quote Originally Posted by raisingarizona13 View Post
    These articles kind of crack me up. I mean, if the climate science is right we are going to have much bigger problems 50 years from now then figuring out where to host the next Olympic games.
    This is a good point. Same deal for articles about ski areas / mountain towns and lost jobs due to climate change. Not that I *really* have a problem with it, but it feels a bit like polishing the brass on the Titanic.

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    Tourons and flatlands alike have seemed to like to visit more and more in the summer. The script may be flipping.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Summit View Post
    so if MSL rises, does that mean my ASL drops?

    I figure Colorado will be one of the last places in the continental united states with a ski season
    My money is on Montana. Our mountains are higher but theirs are further north. On the bright side Greenland probably has some amazing potential once that pesky glacier gets out of the way.

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    The prime winter season will probably get shorter

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    is snow really reliable now?

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    This article seems to be relies on temperature in cities, which matters more for the olympics than for skiing generally.

    While it is pretty meaningless compared to the real problems that will be faced, I still want to know where good turns will be had in 30 years. I'd bet on northern/interior BC....

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    https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/c...2080-1.5014695


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    Kinda interesting way to look at it....no idea of the veracity of the claims tho




    Climate of North American cities will shift hundreds of miles in one generation
    https://phys.org/news/2019-02-climat...ies-shift.html

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    Itís already happening. New England summers over the last five years, are wet, humid and hot. Feels like the south
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    19BBI was a snow success
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