Posted by: Sandy Steinman | December 18, 2017

How Climate Change Will Affect Outdoor Recreation

Resources for the Future has a blog post on “How Climate Change Will Affect Outdoor Recreation”

The outdoor recreation industry is huge: US consumers spend almost $900 billion dollars on various outdoor activities each year. As anyone who has canceled a hike, rock-climbing excursion, or camping trip in the face of a rainy forecast knows all too well, weather has a substantial impact on our ability to get outside and play. Now, if we want to understand how climate change might affect outdoor recreation, we just need to add up all of the cold days and rainy days induced by climate change that inhibit outdoor activity.

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