About Global Warming

Dougherty, Ryan
July 2004
National Parks;Summer2004, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p29
Focuses on global warming risks faced by the ecosystem of national parks and reserves in the U.S. Signs and evidences of climate changes in the ecosystem of Glacier National Park in Montana; Cause of global climate change; Efforts of the National Parks Conservation Association to support federal clean air laws to limit the amount of carbon dioxide emissions of power plants.


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