How climate change is affecting travel — and what you can do about it

How climate change is affecting travel — and what you can do about it


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How climate change is affecting travel — and what you can do about it
Washington Post ^ | October 12, 2017 | By Christopher Elliott

Posted on 10/12/2017 11:01:36 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

When Kimberly Button drove her RV to Glacier National Park in Montana this summer, she expected relief from her muggy home town of Orlando. “We assumed that we’d have mild temperatures,” she says. “We couldn’t have been more wrong.”

Instead, the Rocky Mountains baked in mid-90-degree temperatures. Button’s family camper, which didn’t have air conditioning, felt like a sweatbox. “We were looking at each other,” Button says, “and saying, “How is it this hot in Glacier National Park?”

Earlier this year, Jessica Pociask, an ecologist and the founder of Wank Expeditions, a tour operator, had to cancel a tour to view harp seals in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence because of a lack of ice. “Climate change is having a massive impact on travel,” she says.

Micha Wacquier, who runs a tour operator called Puur Travel, has faced similar challenges with his trips to South Africa’s Kruger National Park.

So how do you travel during a time of extreme weather? There’s nothing you can do to change the climate, at least in the short term, but there are a few steps you can take to ensure that disruptions are kept to a minimum.

The threat of global warming also should influence where you go. Greg Geronemus, the co-chief executive of SmarTours, a tour operator, says more of his clients are asking him about “last chance” destinations that are threatened by climate change.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: globalism; globalwarming; hoax; journalism


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To: Oldeconomybuyer

We had a ridiculously mild summer in Kentucky this year. It looks like we were experiencing the same thing Glacier National Park was experiencing:

Weather. It runs in cycles. Always has.

2 posted on 10/12/2017 11:05:31 AM PDT by robroys woman (So you’re not confused, I’m male.)

To: Oldeconomybuyer

Earlier this year, Jessica Pociask, an ecologist and the founder of Wank Expeditions, a tour operator, had to cancel a tour to view harp seals in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence because of a lack of ice. “Climate change is having a massive impact on travel,” she says.


And a few tours over the north pole had to be abandoned because of TOO MUCH ice.

Hmmmm. Looks like more local weather happening locally all over the local parts of our planet.

3 posted on 10/12/2017 11:06:55 AM PDT by robroys woman (So you’re not confused, I’m male.)

To: Oldeconomybuyer

“How is it this hot in Glacier National Park?”

It’s called summer. Happens every year.

4 posted on 10/12/2017 11:06:58 AM PDT by JimRed ( TERM LIMITS, NOW! Build the Wall Faster! TRUTH is the new HATE SPEECH.)

To: Oldeconomybuyer

Oh the horror! All “unseasonal” weather is now officially due to “climate change” by default! How convenient!
“Climate change is having a big impact” – got to love the propaganda way they just slip it in there as a fact!

And the horror of it! unseasonal weather might mess up somebody’s vacation! Talk about a first world problem!


To: Oldeconomybuyer

“We assumed that we’d have mild temperatures,” she says. “We couldn’t have been more wrong.”

Instead, the Rocky Mountains baked in mid-90-degree temperatures. 

So is this the first time ever it has been 90 degrees there?

6 posted on 10/12/2017 11:08:36 AM PDT by henkster (The View: A psychiatric group therapy session where the shrink has stepped out of the room.)

To: Oldeconomybuyer

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7 posted on 10/12/2017 11:08:58 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (John McBane is the turd in the national punch-bowl.)

To: Oldeconomybuyer

How to prepare for Climate Change when traveling:
Bring Swim Trunks *and* a Sweater.
8 posted on 10/12/2017 11:09:08 AM PDT by BitWielder1 (I’d rather have Unequal Wealth than Equal Poverty.)

To: Oldeconomybuyer

“says more of his clients are asking him about “last chance” destinations that are threatened by climate change.”

Umm, lets send ALL leftards there permanently. They can discuss how bad humans are and hopefully they dry up and croak.


To: robroys woman

Weather. It runs in cycles. Always has.


They accuse us of being “science deniers” then they fail to understand XX/XY and the weather.
10 posted on 10/12/2017 11:09:55 AM PDT by samtheman (As an oil exporter, why would the Russians prefer Trump to Hillary? (Get it or be stupid.))

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