The Billings Gazette 

Professor warns of climate change's effects on recreation


BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Mild-mannered Cathy Whitlock is blunt when she talks about climate change in Montana.

"Spoiler alert," she said. "The climate is getting warmer, and we're going to have to deal with it."

Whitlock is in a position to know. As a professor at the Department of Earth Sciences at Montana State University she's spent decades analyzing mud core samples drilled from lakes around the world to examine climate and fire going back thousands of years. She also recently co-wrote the 2017 "Montana Climate Assessment" report, which can be found online at

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