Friday Photo: Keeping cool

Workers cover the Zugspitze glacier with mets on June 3, 2009 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. Germany’s highest mountain, the Zugspitze (2,962 metres), is getting a special shield to protect its glacier from melting. Miguel Villagran/Getty Images

By , a former associate editor at Foreign Policy.
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GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, GERMANY - JUNE 03: Workers cover the Zugspitze glacier with mets on June 3, 2009 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. Germany's highest mountain, the Zugspitze (2,962 metres), is getting a special shield to protect its glacier from melting. (Photo by Miguel Villagran/Getty Images)

Workers cover the Zugspitze glacier with mets on June 3, 2009 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. Germany's highest mountain, the Zugspitze (2,962 metres), is getting a special shield to protect its glacier from melting.

Miguel Villagran/Getty Images

Workers cover the Zugspitze glacier with mets on June 3, 2009 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. Germany’s highest mountain, the Zugspitze (2,962 metres), is getting a special shield to protect its glacier from melting.

Miguel Villagran/Getty Images

Joshua Keating was an associate editor at Foreign Policy. Twitter: @joshuakeating

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