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  • Is coal dead?

    Is coal dead?

    Which plants are slated for closure or switches to natural gas.

  • A historic moment for the Clean Air Act

    A historic moment for the Clean Air Act

    How it arrived and how much it matters for the climate. Subscribers only

  • Vanishing Ice: Alpine and Polar Landscapes in Art: 1775-2012

    Vanishing Ice: Alpine and Polar Landscapes in Art: 1775-2012

    Artwork curated by Barbara C. Matilsky shows a changing landscape.

  • For the love of trees

    For the love of trees

    When trees change due to the planet’s shifting climate, we change too.

  • Aspen, Colo. environmental community split over small hydro

    Aspen, Colo. environmental community split over small hydro

    Reviving a small hydroelectric plant on Castle Creek was supposed to help the city's utility get closer to providing 100 percent carbon free electricity as part of an effort to fight climate change. Instead, it's kicked up a furor.

  • Reborn

    With global warming an increasing threat, some are urging a return to nuclear energy, but the industry’s own checkered past reminds us that a nuclear renaissance will be neither easy nor cheap

  • Dust and Snow

    In Colorado’s San Juan Mountains, Tom Painter and other scientists study the dust in the snow and ponder its implications for future drought and weather conditions, especially in the era of global warming

  • Where there's fire, there's global warming

    Climate scientist Anthony Westerling is working to illuminate the connection between rising global temperatures and the increasing ferocity of the West’s forest fires

  • Climate-change clues — in tropical glaciers

    In Thin Ice: Unlocking the Secrets of Climate in the World’s Highest Mountain Ranges, mountain climber and physicist Mark Bowen follows researchers who are finding clues to climate change in high-altitude tropical glaciers

  • The wild, wild weather

    Whatever the cause, the weather in the West this last year has been wild and wacky

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