Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility Steven R. Fassnacht, Author at Baltimore Independent


How climate change threatens the Winter Olympics’ future – even snowmaking has limits for saving it

The Winter Olympics is an adrenaline rush as athletes fly down snow-covered ski slopes, luge tracks and over the ice at breakneck speeds and with grace. When the first Olympic Winter Games were held in Chamonix, France, in 1924, all 16 events took place outdoors. The athletes relied on natural snow for ski runs and freezing temperatures […]