Should Parks and Recreation Care about Climate Change?
One of the more perplexing long term issues facing parks and
recreation is how to deal with the issue of climate change. Clearly, public opinion is changing—a recent
national poll by the Washington Post
and Stanford University showed that global warming is no longer the top
environmental concern for even half the population. Global warming, although still regarded as an
important environmental threat, has fallen to third place in the minds of
Americans behind concerns about air and water pollution.
Are climate change conditions affecting parks and
recreation? Many say yes, right now, ....
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