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Snow On Snowdonia And No Mention of Global Warming

by | 12th, June 2011

IT’S been snowing on the top of Mount Snowdon.The  Telegraph is shocked. Richard Savill reports on the snow. He makes no mention of global warming. And that’s odd  – because in December 2004,  The Daily Telegraph yelled:

Snowdon ‘to lose its snowcap by 2020’, says study… It may be one of the last white Christmases on Mount Snowdon, the highest mountain in England and Wales. Scientists have reported that snow is disappearing from the peak as the snowline retreats due to global warming.”

In February 2009 Savill  reported on two climbers found dead on the mountain:

Heavy snow fell on Sunday night creating drifts in some areas of the mountain. It formed above already compacted snow and ice, making treacherous conditions on some parts of the mountain.

Again he made no word on that global warming.

We recall how Welsh  environment minister  Jane Davidson saw picures of Snowdon taken ten years apart and lamented:

“I was shocked when I saw these two photographs. It has been suggested Snowdon may have to be renamed but like other parts of the world it stands as a reminder of what is happening to our planet.” She went on to tell the launch: “We must act now to reduce the emissions of the greenhouse gases that cause climate change and respond to the impacts of the changes already underway as a result of previous emissions.”

In April 2008 , the BBC reported: “Snow hampers Snowdon cafe

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