Michael Bacher is determined to provide an alternative to the artificial snow commonly used to groom ski slopes. Rather than light, powdery snowflakes, snow cannons pump out tiny pellets of ice that are less enjoyable to ski on.
Snow comes later, melts earlier, and is not nearly as deep as it was 30 years ago. EU scientists are racing to help winter tourism regions adapt to climate change — but is manmade snow the answer?
Authorities have begun airlifting stranded tourists by helicopter after road and rail links to Zermatt were cut off. At least 80 centimeters of snow dropped on the town over 24 hours.
It was another day of high drama in Pyeongchang with golds for Germany, Hungary and China among others and an unprecedented "Miracle on Ice." Revisit all of the action here.
Germany has won gold, silver and bronze in the men's Nordic combined, sprinting to victory after six athletes broke away from the pack. Meanwhile, the German men have advanced to the quarterfinals in ice hockey.
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