What gradual climate warming could mean for Michigan tourism

Detroit Free Press: Using models based on 100 years of historical weather data, researchers at the University of Maryland in 2008 created climate projections to help gauge the economic impact of a changing environment on states throughout the country. Models predict a 5- to 10-degree increase in average temperatures and a 20 to 40 percent boost in precipitation. Despite the extra rainfall, Michigan would be drier because hotter temperatures would mean more evaporation. The Great Lakes would experience an increase......

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