Congress appears to be ready to pass its federal funding bill without previously proposed attacks on essential protections for national forests and other public lands.
TO: National Energy and Environmental Reporters
Conservation groups oppose trump administration’s move to lease lands near national monuments for oil and gas
Today, the Trump administration’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) auctioned off parcels of federal public lands in southeastern Utah’s spectacular redrock country for oil and gas leasing and development.
Winter Sports Under Threat from Climate Change
Adapted from a report by Protect Our Winters
In mountain towns across the United States that rely on winter tourism, snow is currency. For snow lovers and the winter sports industry, predictions of a future with warmer winters, reduced snowfall, and shorter snow seasons is inspiring them to innovate, increase their own efforts to address emissions, and speak publicly on the urgent need for action.
A new report, The Economic Contributions of Winter Sports in a Changing Climate examines the economic contribution of winter snow sports tourism to US national and state-level economies.…Read More