Warming Minnesota winters caused in part by climate change are threatening winter recreation and sports like dog sledding that are essential to local economies. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Kaomi Goetz ventured north to Ely, Minnesota, to see how global warming is disrupting seasonal businesses and the ways locals are trying to adapt.
Climate Change Along the Mississippi River
How is climate change affecting America’s heartland? In this special series from PBS Newshour Weekend, in partnership with Nexus Media News, we examine how the changing climate is impacting states along the Mississippi River. See how the region is dealing with rising waters, environmental hazards and disruption of commerce — and how its implementing adaptation measures and solutions. We travel along the Mississippi, from Minnesota all the way down to Louisiana, to see how residents, businesses and entire communities are dealing with the effects of a warming world.SERIES LANDING PAGE