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  • What’s behind all these natural disasters

    The writer looks behind natural disasters that bedevil our time

  • Save Our Snow

    Faced with rising temperatures and a passive federal government, Western towns such as Aspen, Colo., are beginning to work out a local approach to combating global warming

  • Facts about greenhouse gas emissions

    Sprinkled throughout the lead story are "fun facts" about what causes greenhouse gas emissions and what people can do to reduce them

  • States tighten rules, challenge feds to follow

    The state of California pioneered pollution-control efforts decades ago in response to L.A. smog, and today, the Western states are hoping to set the course for national action on climate change

  • Hot times — hot damn

    Michelle Nijhuis has just won the 2006 Sullivan Award for Excellence in Science Journalism for her series on global warming in the West, which concludes with this issue’s feature story

  • We all lose when scientists sell their credibility

    The writer says Michael Crichton does not deserve a journalism award from scientists for his book, State of Fear, about global warming

  • Portland and Seattle steal all the rain

    The writer in Portland yearns for a dry spell

  • Toothy nuisance moves north

    Nutria, destructive beaver-like mammals from South America, are moving into the Skagit River Valley of northwestern Washington, and some believe a warming climate is to blame

  • States lead charge against global warming

    With the federal government dragging its feet, Western states are beginning to take action to deal with greenhouse gas emissions and global warming

  • The Ghosts of Yosemite

    Modern-day scientists, retracing the path of Joseph Grinnell in Yosemite National Park, document conspicuous changes in the natural world and find a culprit unimagined by biologists 100 years ago: global warming

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