Best of the Web for week of New Years, 2009

  • tags: environmentalism, global warming

    • 6:28PM BST 21 May 2008
    • A study of snowfall spanning 60 years has indicated that the Alps’s entire winter sports industry could grind to a halt through lack of snow.
    • Climate change has been identified as one of the factors; warmer conditions cause snow to melt, making it more unstable and prone to sliding down the mountain.
  • tags: no_tag

    • 4:02PM GMT 19 Dec 2008
    • Some 400,000 British skiers heading for the Alps over the coming fortnight will find the best Christmas and New Year snow conditions in a generation.
    • Val and neighbouring Tignes have already enjoyed more snow in December than in any year since 1981 and seem set to beat all records by New Year’s Day.
  • tags: no_tag

    • This means you have scored in the "Captain And Commander / Autocrat" quadrant.
    • Your answers indicate that you have a healthy balance of perspective and control. You are "on your game"!
    • The challenge that you face is more about fine-tuning the practices that you already (at least to some degree) have in place. Your improvement opportunity is to pay attention to the more subtle aspects of your work and life.

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

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