California ski industry feels chill from climate change (Sacramento Bee)

December 7, 2012 – A warming climate is melting California’s winter tourism dollars. That’s the conclusion of a new economic analysis released Thursday. The study – titled “Climate Impacts on the Winter Tourism Economy in the United States” and written by two University of New Hampshire researchers – said California and 37 other states have lost an estimated $1 billion and up to 27,000 jobs over the last decade alone due to less snowfall and shorter winters that research indicates are linked to global climate change.

Link to Full Article: http://www.sacbee.com/2012/12/07/5037582/state-ski-industry-feels-chill.html

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