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  • A battle for the land -- and soul -- of the West

    A battle for the land -- and soul -- of the West

    The American West at Risk presents a familiar litany of Western land-use problems, but also offers suggestions for how to solve them.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Burning issues

    Controversial forestry scientist Tom Bonnicksen believes increased logging is necessary to fight global warming.

  • 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.

  • Fire, fire everywhere

    Despite the growing threat of Western wildfire, most of us are still pretending it will go away if we just ignore it.

  • Forget Wall Street, focus on the real issues

    The urgency of the politicians' response to our economic troubles contrasts with the way we’re ignoring the greater crisis of climate change.

  • Global climate change? Let’s go shopping

    Jim Stiles scoffs at the notion of saving the planet by buying so-called “green” products.

  • 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

  • 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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