Climate Change Threatening Yellowstone National Park

By Mark Brodie
Published: Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 3:17pm

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Sunrise over Lamar River at Yellowstone National Park
Jacob W. Frank/National Park Service
Sunrise over Lamar River at Yellowstone National Park.

The effects of climate change can be seen in many different ways and places. A recent report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change found, if left unchecked, climate change could have serious consequences for the environment, human health and the economy, among other things.

That’s also the case with America’s national parks.

To talk about one of them, Yellowstone National Park, ecologist Mike Tercek, joined The Show. He’s an independent contractor for the park service and other government agencies, and primarily analyzes climate change data.

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