11 Oct '11, 4am

New solar-powered webcam on Mount Everest monitors climate change at 18,000 feet. (Via @TreeHugger)

Scaling the world's highest peak normally required months of training and heaps of determination -- but now, thanks to a new webcam installed on Mount Everest, anyone with an internet connection can get a taste of life in the clouds without leaving home. Recently, Italian researchers studying global warming in the Himalayas installed a heavy-duty, solar-powered camera at 18 thousand feet as a way of monitoring how climate change is impacting the region. The webcam, billed as the world's highest, was installed as part of a monitoring program overseen by Ev-K2-CNR , an Italian organization that researches mountains. The scientists chose to position the camera on Kala Patthar summit, near an Everest base camp, for its stunning views of the mountain's western face. Check out images from the Everest webcam here . In order to be sure that the device could withstand the extreme c...

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