According to experts, Germany is going to lose two thirds of its skiing regions due to climate change affecting negatively the country’s ski tourism. These losses are expected to turn out so severe that even artificial snowmaking equipment won’t be able to make any difference. Politicians demand support for alternative tourism products.
Germany’s federal government expects that only one out of ten winter sports regions in the Alps and uplands will offer enough snow for skiing in the near future, as published in an article by Spiegel Online. Alternative artificial snow is only suitable for a third out of all German skiing regions – the other two thirds are expected to be lost due to climate change. Today, local ski resorts already suffer from the lack of snow, and a half of the resorts are dependent on artificial snow. This situation negatively impacts the tourism in Germany.Lire la suite.