Skiing the Great Indoors?

How’s this for the perfect vacation: a carbon-neutral indoor ski mountain on the shores of the Mediterranean.
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Maybe this is our long-awaited, selfish, shortsighted, gotta-ski answer for global warming: dome skiing. In beautiful Barcelona, of all places. By 2015, even. A Dutch company has proposed building Barcelona Snow World, a massive recreational complex, including a 39,000-square-foot ski dome. It’s part of a vast redevelopment initiative south of the city, which, so the advance publicity claims, will be carbon-neutral. We’ve haven’t met a turn we don’t like, but a carbon-neutral 39,000-square-foot indoor ski slope? We’re all in.  

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