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  • Bear witness to climate change

    Bear witness to climate change

    To imagine what your corner of the West will be like in a warmer climate, consider how different plants and animals are at a lower elevation.

  • 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

  • Exodus

    The abandonment of the American Southwest by the Anasazi 700 years ago – and the destruction of New Orleans by Hurricane Katrina today – show that all civilizations are fragile, complex, and ultimately at the mercy of the climate

  • Fighting the wind on a Montana camping trip

    Fighting the wind on a Montana camping trip

    If you want to be driven crazy by the wind, try canoeing and camping on Montana's Marias River.

  • Hot time in the city

    In the dog days of a hot summer, Allen Best wonders if air conditioning is altogether a good thing.

  • Into thin air?

    Global warming spurs calls for new dams in the West – but where will the water come from to fill them?

  • It's a bird, it's a plane, its a contrail

    It's a bird, it's a plane, its a contrail

    A Westerner becomes a reluctant connoisseur of the contrails that streak across the region’s bright blue skies.

  • On the trail of global warming

    This winter’s weird weather has everybody talking, but nobody wants to tackle the big question: Is global warming finally hitting the West?

  • Reawakening our wild humanity

    Human beings can learn a lot from our wild animal cousins, but we need to pay more attention to them — especially to the ones we flatten on the highways

  • The best-laid plans

    It’s high time Arizona realized it’s a desert, and has to share the Colorado River with six other dry Western states

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