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Parks in Crisis: Losing Our National Parks to Climate Change

By NowThis Earth Published on June 27, 2021

Want proof climate change is here? Look to our national parks.
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In the next century, Joshua Tree National Park could disappear due to climate change. The increase in temperatures and decrease in precipitation means the climate may become unsuitable for sustaining Joshua tree forests.

Organizations like the National Park Service and the National Wildlife Federation are operating with a battlefield triage mindset as they decide what to save and what is a lost cause.

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