At Risk: America's National Parks

"There is a void of federal action," Spencer said. "We need federal efforts to limit global warming pollution in the near term to slow, stop and reverse global warming pollution from power plants and vehicles. It's as simple as that."

The National Park Service told ABC News today it is reviewing the report, but a representative did not have any immediate comment.

The report lists the 12 national parks most as risk from climate change. The effects range from loss of beaches, wildlife extinction, overcrowding and, in the case of Death Valley, intolerable heat.

The parks include:

Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, Montana and Idaho

Yosemite National Park in California

Glacier National Park in Montana

Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado

Bandelier National Monument in New Mexico

Death Valley National Park in California

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area in Utah and Arizona

Golden Gate National Recreation Area in California

Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming

Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado

Mount Rainier National Park in Washington

North Cascades National Park in Washington

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