Climate Change and the West

A new era of clean air regulation is dawning
The growing concern about Arctic oil spills
The growing concern about Arctic oil spills
New report highlights lack of preparation and gaps in understanding impacts.
Joshua trees may be migrating north in response to climate change
The Latest: Two energy giants forced to clean up uranium mess
The Latest: Two energy giants forced to clean up uranium mess
Kerr-McGee and Anadarko to put billions into detoxing.
The Latest: Colorado first state to regulate methane emissions
The Latest: Colorado first state to regulate methane emissions
Some oil and gas companies supported the rules.
The toxic legacy of Exxon Valdez
The toxic legacy of Exxon Valdez
We are just beginning to understand the true cost of one of America's worst ecological disasters.
Vanishing Ice: Alpine and Polar Landscapes in Art: 1775-2012
Vanishing Ice: Alpine and Polar Landscapes in Art: 1775-2012
Artwork curated by Barbara C. Matilsky shows a changing landscape.
Don't forget what the Exxon Valdez taught us
Don't forget what the Exxon Valdez taught us
On the regulatory laxness that led to the spilling of 11 million gallons of crude oil into Prince William Sound 25 years ago.
Drought brings new dust storms to the geographic heart of the Dust Bowl
Drought brings new dust storms to the geographic heart of the Dust Bowl
Despite an infusion of moisture, pockets of the Southern High Plains have been plagued with dusters and inundated with tumbleweeds.