Feb 27

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Shrinking Snow Means Steep Slide for Ski Industry

Winter sports like skiing, snowboarding and snowmobiling all rely on long, snowy winters for a profitable season. But climate change is creating uncertain conditions for winter sports and the industries that surround them.

Oct 18

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On Thursday, after nine months of record-breaking high temperatures and a scorching drought, scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced their prediction that the winter of 2012/2013 is likely to follow the same trend. This year could…

Oct 09

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Key to a Cool City? It’s in the Trees

// This week on the NewsHour we have been looking at how the urban heat island effect and climate change turn up the thermostat on U.S. cities, and how places like Chicago are trying to cool off with…