Climate Change and the West

Between a rock and a dry place
Between a rock and a dry place
How the “mega-drought” facing the region got its start.
Megaloads and wild-and-scenic rivers don’t mix
Megaloads and wild-and-scenic rivers don’t mix
Opinion: These loads of mining equipment to Canada don’t belong on a narrow, scenic road that winds through my part of Idaho.
KDNK Radio speaks with Cally Carswell
KDNK Radio speaks with Cally Carswell
Behind the scenes with the tree coroners.
Climate anxiety is a real affliction
Climate anxiety is a real affliction
Understanding what "normal" weather is, in the context of history.
Snapshots of a forest two years after a megafire
The Tree Coroners
The Tree Coroners
To save the West’s forests, scientists must first learn how trees die.
For the love of trees
For the love of trees
When trees change due to the planet’s shifting climate, we change too.
The great nonflagration?
The great nonflagration?
Despite a few high-profile wildfires, 2013 was a fairly quiet fire season after all.
In the land of getting nothing done
In the land of getting nothing done
A delegation of outdoor recreationists go to D.C. to lobby for climate action — and walk into the congressional shutdown.
Why we don’t "get" climate change
Why we don’t "get" climate change
Does humanity’s poor time-depth perception explain our lack of environmental coordination?
Ski mountains move to stop climate change
Ski mountains move to stop climate change
Recreation is one potential casualty of a changing climate.