You are here: home

Did you not find what you were looking for? Try the Advanced Search to refine your search.

13 items matching your search terms. Sort by relevance · date (newest first) · alphabetically
  • Voters shape energy policy by choosing utility regulators

    Voters shape energy policy by choosing utility regulators

    Races for seats on state commissions that oversee utilities are among the most important elections you’ve never heard of. They could decide the future of renewable energy in Montana and Arizona this year.

  • Redefining "renewable" to get a clean energy bill through Congress

    Redefining "renewable" to get a clean energy bill through Congress

    As his retirement looms, Sen. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M., pushes a "clean energy" bill, one that broadens the energy mix beyond traditional "renewable" sources.

  • Why should the Arctic Refuge matter to the ski industry?

    If the United States doesn’t come up with an intelligent energy strategy, global warming could spell the end of the ski industry

  • 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

  • In Washington, a broad-based effort aims to kick the oil habit

    The Set America Free Coalition is a new organization that brings together liberals and conservatives to try to reduce America’s dependency on imported fossil fuels

  • Famous or obscure, our rivers are priceless

    Famous or obscure, our rivers are priceless

    The oil spill on the Yellowstone River is just one of too many disasters caused by our addiction to petroleum.

  • Me and my SUV

    Me and my SUV

    An environmentalist loves driving her SUV but welcomes the prospect of higher gas prices.

  • A political speech the West needs to hear

    High Country News imagines – and delivers – the kind of speech about our energy future that the West needs to hear from its next president.

  • Climate of denial

    Climate of denial

    An Alaskan wilderness ranger wonders how tourists can look at melting glaciers and not believe in climate change.

  • Thank you, Utah, for leading the way

    Thank you, Utah, for leading the way

    Utah's Legislature has brilliant plans to cut education, eliminate jobs in sustainable energy and create an ideal workforce of ignorant, unambitious peasants.

Email Newsletter

The West in your Inbox

Follow Us

Follow us on Facebook! Follow us on Twitter! Follow our RSS feeds!
  1. The death of backpacking? | Younger people don’t seem interested in this out...
  2. Why I am a Tea Party member |
  3. The privatization of public campground management | All the info you need to decide whether you love o...
  4. The Latest: Interior commits to restoring bison on select lands | The “odd ungulate out” gets a tentative win.
  5. Efficiency lessons from Germany |
  1. The death of backpacking? | Younger people don’t seem interested in this out...
  2. A graceful gazelle becomes a pest | Inrroducing an African gazelle called the oryx for...
  3. What's killing the Yukon's salmon? | An ecological mystery in Alaska has scientists and...
  4. Plains sense | Ten years after Frank and Deborah Popper first pro...
  5. North Dakota wrestles with radioactive oilfield waste | Regulators look at raising the limit for radiation...
HCN Classifieds
Subscriber Alert
 
© 2014 High Country News, all rights reserved. | privacy policy | terms of use | powered by Plone