Low-lying ski areas in the western US are losing snowpack

Global warming will significantly reduce snowpack in the Western United States, especially those areas that are just near freezing temperatures.  Some of the most affected areas include Arizona, New Mexico, and the Lake Tahoe.

Source: Butsic, Hanak, and Valletta (2009). Climate Change and Housing Prices: Hedonic Estimates for Ski Resorts in Western North America. Federal Reserve Bank of California.


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