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Climate Impacts on the Winter Tourism Economy in the United States

10 Dec, 2012

In the many U.S. states that rely on winter tourism, snow is currency and climate change is expected to contribute to warmer winters, reduced snowfall, and shorter snow seasons. For those whose livelihood depends upon a predictable winter season, such unpredictability and lack of snow can translate into a precipitous fall in revenue, an early economic indicator of what climate change looks like.

Provided by: Natural Resources Defense Council

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