It is not about the climate, it is about his security.
Snowden is a pawn in the new cold war.
Warm climes may be desirable for cold war warriors in exile but it did not work all that well for Trotsky.
He simply safer on some island in the North Atlantic than anywhere in the Southern Hemisphere.
<....”Snowden is a pawn in the new cold war”....>
He’s Assange’s “puppet” for the time being...Snowden was likely planted by Assange, who had to do something to get back on the “world Stage” of interfering in Nation states and affecting the outcomes of those he chooses to intervene in.
Russia’s enjoying playing ‘O’ in this.....Putins basically saying He has “more flexability after the election”...
Assange has bases in Iceland and Kenya....possibly Siberia....not sure how Ecuador plays into that Equation but Assange certainly has pull there.