By Benjamin Spillman, Reno Gazette-Journal
Water in Lake Tahoe was warmer than ever last year – and the average temperature of the Tahoe Basin is expected to keep getting warmer.
That’s according to the latest yearly report on water and climate conditions at the world’s second largest alpine lake.
The findings show climate change is putting the squeeze on the environment at the lake, a situation that highlights the urgency of efforts to make the lake’s ecosystem more resilient to global warming.
The “Tahoe: State of the Lake,” report published Thursday.