Climate Change and the West
Government regulations forced the Yup’ik to give up their semi-nomadic existence. Now, the land where they settled is vanishing.
In Oregon, a cluster of lakes is drying up — with dire impacts for the millions of migrating birds that survive off them.
In Colorado’s oil- and gas-producing counties, science teachers broach a thorny subject in their own backyard.
California, Arizona and Nevada are back in negotiations about the dwindling Colorado River water supply.
It has dwindled faster than experts have seen in nearly four decades, which could upset reservoir management.
Ocean acidification, driven by global fossil fuel emissions, is being exacerbated by local pollution.
As the climate warms, mosquitoes thrive, and communities try to figure out how to prevent disease outbreak.