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By HEATHER RICHARDS
Casper Star-Tribune-WNE 

Energy, tourism will be affected by climate change, report says

 

November 28, 2018



CASPER — Climate change will most directly affect Wyoming’s tourism and outdoor recreation industries — the state’s second largest source of revenue — according to a major government report.

But perhaps the most vulnerable industry to rising global temperatures, one that is threaded through the state’s entire economy, is energy.

The report, which was released Friday, predicts billions in losses to the U.S. economy from unbridled climate change. President Trump told reporters he doesn’t believe its findings. But Wyoming’s congressional delegation offered a more pragmatic resp...



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