Ski resorts spend a lot of effort and money each season getting ready for the inevitable. The skiing industry has been seeing and feeling the effects of global climate change for some time, forcing resorts to plan for the unknown every winter.
Is your family or class stuck inside on a blustery day? Escape into wilderness through a cozy book that reminds you and your kids of the great outdoors you love! Here are some we recommend you share with your children or students to foster appreciation and care for wild lands:
Hearing that Shell is drilling in the Arctic Ocean just 12 miles from the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is one thing, but seeing it is another. To observe a drilling rig so close to the Coastal Plain of the refuge – vital habitat for caribou and polar bears – is chilling.
The state of energy today is anything but clear. Is increased oil and gas drilling the way to lower gas prices? Are natural gas and renewables the best prescription for energy independence? Will the XL Keystone pipeline create more jobs for communities?