Climate Change and the West

How better science could help solve environmental justice problems
Cumulative impacts are the not-so-new "Big Thing"
Superfund sludges on
A primer and update on the 31-year-old law
An atlas of equity
Mapping project charts proximity to environmental amenities
 Crowdsourcing helps tackle environmental injustice in California's Imperial Valley
Crowdsourcing helps tackle environmental injustice in California's Imperial Valley
The Imperial Visions Action Network is an interactive website that involves locals in reporting - and helping solve - environmental problems.
Missing the subdivisions for the trees
Symposium full of dire news about climate change's impacts on Western forests
Will the EJ legacy of Southwest coal be addressed?
Navajo Generating Station-area communities wonder
Coal in the courts
A novel lawsuit to overhaul coal leasing takes a blow.
Tricking beetles and protecting whitebark pine - a video
A citizen-scientist group helps researchers fight beetle kill
Washington's bill of (coal-free) health
State likely to phase out only coal-fired power plant
Religious leaders shouldn't duck their responsibility
Religious leaders shouldn't duck their responsibility
Western religious leaders need to speak out more strongly on the dangers of climate change.
When deer mice attack
Climate change may boost infectious disease in the West
Tribes: The Overlooked U.S. Climate Delegate
First Peoples not included in America's representatives
New Mexico caps again
If the Western Climate Initiative fails to launch, New Mexico's got a back-up plan
A contaminated history unearthed
A contaminated history unearthed
Investigative reporter Judy Pasternak describes uranium's effects on the Navajo Nation in Yellow Dirt: An American Story of a Poisoned Land and a People Betrayed.
Western Climate Initiative moves forward, smaller than imagined
Western Climate Initiative moves forward, smaller than imagined
Cap and trade is dead in Washington, D.C., but a few states are hoping to limit emissions through the Western Climate Initiative.
What to do with all that carbon?
If Congress ignores it, maybe it will go away
Good news and bad news for New Mexico’s Navajo communities
Uranium mining goes forward, coal plant slows down.
If you can't catch it, you can't cut it
What EPA's CO2 regs will actually do
What does this week mean for Northwest climate policy?
A look at the elections and other events.
Beyond Boardman
How we replace coal plants is as important as when they close.