Colorado’s accidental climate apostle charts warming world

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Colorado’s accidental climate apostle charts warming world

Man has tracked weather data above Crested Butte for four decades
Billy Barr takes daily snow measurements at his handmade weather station outside of his remote cabin in Gothic. Each day, Barr takes meticulous notes that include the date, temperature, sky conditions, wind direction, new snow at sunrise, new snow at sunset, total snow for the day, snow year to date, total snow pack, snowpack on the ground and any animals or birds seen that day.
Billy Barr, who is a reclusive mountain man, takes meticulous daily weather records from his fully solar-powered cabin deep in the woods outside of Crested Butte in the small town of Gothic.
Billy Barr points to data in one of his many notebooks, this one from April 2005. The 67-year-old has logged notebooks full of snow levels, temperatures and animal migration observations since 1974.

Colorado’s accidental climate apostle charts warming world

Billy Barr takes daily snow measurements at his handmade weather station outside of his remote cabin in Gothic. Each day, Barr takes meticulous notes that include the date, temperature, sky conditions, wind direction, new snow at sunrise, new snow at sunset, total snow for the day, snow year to date, total snow pack, snowpack on the ground and any animals or birds seen that day.
Billy Barr, who is a reclusive mountain man, takes meticulous daily weather records from his fully solar-powered cabin deep in the woods outside of Crested Butte in the small town of Gothic.
Billy Barr points to data in one of his many notebooks, this one from April 2005. The 67-year-old has logged notebooks full of snow levels, temperatures and animal migration observations since 1974.
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