1. Glacier National Park
Yes, that’s its name, but by 2030, there may be no more glaciers in this beautiful park.
Already, some of the most famous glaciers in the Montana park have shrunk by more than half, and only 17% of the glaciers found there in 1850 remain today (26 of 150). While the valleys below have warmed about 2 degrees in the last century, the peaks of Glacier National Park have warmed about 2 degrees every year for 15 years.
The visitor center at Glacier has two dramatic photos, side-by-side: Glacier in the 1930′s and Glacier now. If you have ever doubted the existence of global warming, this will change your mind.
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