New Report Finds Climate Change Could Take A $1 Billion Bite From Winter Sports

New Report Finds Climate Change Could Take A $1 Billion Bite From Winter Sports

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On Jan. 28, 2015, with a record low snowpack, chairs sit idle on a ski lift at Donner Ski Ranch in Norden, Calif.

As the climate warms, a new report finds that low-snow years like this one can cost the U.S. winter sports industry up to $1 billion. That can bring economic pain well beyond ski resorts.

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