Are snowy winters destined to exist only as a memory?

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Will some ski resorts have to close permanently due to lack of snow in the coming decades? That’s what may happen in some parts of the world, including the western United States, according to predictions by American scientists.  Within 60 years’ time, some mountain ranges in the western United States could be almost completely devoid of snow for years if global greenhouse gas emissions are not rapidly reduced. That’s the conclusion of a recent study in Nature Reviews Earth and Environment. The research was based on multi-year observations of the snowpack in mountains of the western United Stat…

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