details how the $12.2 billion winter tourism industry spread out across 38 states has experienced an estimated $1 billion loss and up to 27,000 fewer jobs over the last decade due to diminished snow fall patterns and the resulting changes in the outdoor habits of Americans, according to the new study prepared for the nonprofit groups Protect Our Winters (POW) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC).
Friday, December 7, 2012
NRDC Report Released: Climate Impacts on the Winter Tourism Economy in the United States
This month, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), an international non-profit environmental advocacy and action group which focuses on the protection of wildlife and habitat issues a report titled, Climate Impacts on the Winter Tourism Economy in the United States (Dec. 2012). According to the press release for the 36-page report available here, the report