Climate Central’s analysis shows how much hotter parks are projected to get later this century.
More than 25,000 people living in Montana are especially vulnerable to extreme heat.
Currently, Montana averages 5 days a year with temperatures exceeding dangerous or extremely dangerous levels. By 2050, the state is projected see nearly 15 such days a year.
Summers are getting muggier as the dewpoint temperature rises
Glacier National Park is a 'poster child' for climate change... More
Spring and summer — two key seasons for wildfires — have warmed 2.1°F across the West, on average... More
Smoke from large wildfires is obscuring some of the stunning vistas that inspired the preservation of these places and the creation of the National Park Service in the first place... More
Tinder-dry conditions that have resulted from months with little to no rain and toasty fall temperatures have allowed the fires to reach unusual heights. More