Climate Change and the West

What the West will feel like in 2100
What the West will feel like in 2100
Scenarios for how our cities will change with the climate.
Climate changes for wolverine listing
Climate changes for wolverine listing
What good can the Endangered Species Act do in a warming world?
Canada’s boreal forests are burning
Canada’s boreal forests are burning
And releasing loads of carbon.
This hummingbird's survival hinges on precipitation, new study shows
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.
A canary for coal mines
A canary for coal mines
Colorado leasing case gives climate change new weight.
The water-energy nexus could become a collision in a warming world
A neologism for the summer’s inevitable wildfires: smoke season
What's killing the Yukon's salmon?
What's killing the Yukon's salmon?
An ecological mystery in Alaska has scientists and fishermen baffled and alarmed.
New Mexico is getting lucky so far this fire season
What hides in the waters
What hides in the waters
In the rural West, river pollution seems somewhat straightforward, when in reality it’s infinitely complex.
Duwamish sludge, from source to sink
Duwamish sludge, from source to sink
A close look at ‘Seattle’s toilet’
River of no return
River of no return
Seattle’s Duwamish has been straightened, dredged and heavily polluted. Can a Superfund cleanup bring it back to life?
Why did oil spills go undetected for so long?
The leak heard ‘round the nuclear industry
The leak heard ‘round the nuclear industry
A radioactive leak in New Mexico will make solutions to our waste problem even more elusive.