US News China: In Beijing, Olympic Games 100% Artificial Snow
Normal Coca-Cola or Coke Zero: That's why the drinks for us taste so different
who has made for 2022 to tumble a few kilos, which is currently dispensing with sugar-containing drinks in addition to greasy food and sweets. But this does not necessarily mean that Coca-Cola fans. After all, there are sugar-free alternatives cola zero and cola light . But honestly: there is nothing to the taste of the original Coca-Cola ran. Although the beverage manufacturer is thus promoting the original Coke taste at the sugar-free Coke Zero Sugar , you clearly taste a difference.
According to a report published by researchers from the English University of Loughborough, the Olympic Games and winter sports in general would be threatened by global warming. The absence of precipitation will not preclude the kickoff of the Beijing Olympics on February 4, but with trails made up of artificial snow.
with our correspondent in Beijing, Stéphane Lagarde
of the "Snow Guns". According to this, nearly 300 snow guns will bomb the Yanqing and Zhangjiakou Olympic slopes northwest of the Chinese capital during the winter games that will begin on February 4th. Because if he has snowed over the region in recent days, as in Sochi, Russia or Pyeongchang, South Korea, natural snow is not enough.
Pakistan: At least two dead and 22 wounded in the explosion of a bomb at Lahore
© AFP A U Less Two people were killed and 22 wounded in the explosion of a bomb Thursday in front of a bank A shopping district of Lahore (East), the second largest city of Pakistan , an attack claimed by balutic separatists. "The first investigations show that the explosion has been caused by an engine that has a timing device and placed on a motorcycle," said AFP Rana Arif, spokesman for the Lahore police.
"Winter games could not be done without artificial snow reminds Gan Yiwei, Greenpeace China activist. But what we need to pay attention to it is the source of the water. This comes from mountain tanks created by the government and the collection of surface water. This does not affect the water table. No matter the snow, artificial or natural, what matters is that it is sustainable. The equivalent of 800 Olympic poolswater a sensitive subject in China, and Greenpeace as other non-governmental organizations must regularly obtain the approval of the Chinese authorities to renew their license. The ecological organization also refers to the implementation of a powerful water recycling system for these games that could be exported elsewhere.
UN-China and Russia timer on a US project to sanction North Korea
North-Missile Korea / UN (Photo, TV): UN-China and Russia timer on a US project to sanction North Korea by Michelle Nichols United Nations, 21 January (Reuters) - China and Russia obtained Thursday the postponement of the United Nations a proposal from the United States to sanction five North Korean nationals after the missile tests performed By Pyongyang, who suggested that he could resume nuclear tests, reported diplomats.
"From a German point of view and the point of the environment, esteem Lhoma, German designer of sports equipment, it is a problem that most of the snow is artificial. But for the competition, the snow of the Beijing Games is excellent. The Snow Canon Sound Competitions, Way Games "Shadocks" forced to pump both and more, to unroll the white carpet under the spatulas and quarters of the athletes. According to the NGO
Jerusalem, Israel and the West Bank affected by a rare episode of snow .
© Ammar Awad Jerusalem, Thursday. Children play snow in front of the rock dome. Reuters / Ammar Awad The snow covers roads from Israel, busy West Bank and the holy places of Jerusalem this Thursday. This is the result of a rare storm in this little used region to be covered with a thick white coat.