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5 August 2022 / The World from PRX

Drought is killing the economy in the French Alps

Les Houches, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

The French Alps region is getting hit hard by drought, most likely exacerbated by climate change. And that's putting the entire economy there in serious jeopardy, because where there's no water, there are no tourists. Summertime in the Alps sees tourists visit for rafting and swimming. In the winter, skiing is what attracts visitors from all over. At least one resort is trying

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