First it was climate porn - now it's climate tourism. The Eiger mountain in the Swiss Alps is literally falling apart as the supporting glaciers recede leaving the rock unsupported and belive it or not it has become a tourist attraction!

Hansruedi Burgener has a mountain hostel that just happens to have good view of the crumbling rock face and is enjoying a very profitable increase in patronage as hundreds of people trek up the hillside to get a good look at the falling rocks.

"We would also have made a living without the rock coming down. But it would have been a bit quieter," Burgener said.

Seems a little perverse but at least he's also using the opportunity to talk to people about why the mountains are falling on their heads.

"I personally can't do anything to stop global warming, but we are at least making people aware of the consequences of climate change. You can see the effects up here."

I wouldn't be surprised to hear that they've employed a fiddler and a deck chair manager...

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