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  • Coal-export schemes ignite unusual opposition, from Wyoming to India

    Coal-export schemes ignite unusual opposition, from Wyoming to India

    Ambitious schemes to build railroads and ports to ship Powder River Basin coal abroad will bring pollution and traffic to communities along the transport path, who are rising up in protest.

  • Notes from a wildfire refugee

    Notes from a wildfire refugee

    When wildfire forces locals to flee their beloved Colorado homes, people begin to talk more openly than they used to about climate change.

  • Sometimes environmentalists miss the boat

    Sometimes environmentalists miss the boat

    Colorado environmentalists goofed when they opposed a bill that would have harnessed the methane produced by coal mines as a form of renewable energy.

  • Global Warming's Unlikely Harbingers

    Mountain pine beetles are attacking more forests and more varieties of trees — and thriving at higher elevations than ever before — and some scientists believe global climate change is at the root of the problem

  • Planning for uncertainty

    A Phoenix symposium on dealing with drought and global warming echoes the larger uncertainties facing public-land and national park managers throughout the West.

  • Undoing the myth of Western exceptionalism

    California’s decision to tackle global warming is a sign that the West is finally growing up enough to realize that it is not an "exceptional" place, entirely detached from the rest of the modern world.

  • Market cooling

    California and the West decide to tackle global warming through the market – by buying and selling carbon

  • Between the grims and the grins

    Between the grims and the grins

    We will need humility as well as technology to triumph over climate change.

  • A nature lover's bucket list

    A nature lover's bucket list

    Time is running out to see the natural wonders that are endangered by rampant global warming.

  • How long do we wait for clean coal?

    How long do we wait for clean coal?

    Politicians are excited about “clean coal,” but so far there’s no sign that it even exists.

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