GEM prof. Dan Scott discusses climate threat to ski industry with New York Times

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Dan Scoot amongst mountainsIn recent weeks, news media in the United States have been turning to a soon to be published study by Daniel Scott, director of the Interdisciplinary Center on Climate Change at the Faculty of Environment, forecasting very tough times ahead for the North American ski industry.

NY Times TFrom the New York Times story Climate Change Threatens Ski Industry, Leaving Slopes Bare, 12/12/2012

“Under certain warming scenarios, more than half of the 103 ski resorts in the Northeast will not be able to maintain a season length of 100 days by 2039, according to a study to be published next year by Daniel Scott, director of the Interdisciplinary Center on Climate Change at the University of Waterloo in Ontario.”    

Scott has also been cited in similar stories in The Boston GlobeHartford Courant, The Climate Daily and Scientific American.

Learn more about Dr. Daniel Scott’s work related to climate change and tourism here.

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