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  • Global warming brings a clash of civilizations

    The writers call global warming the one issue we can’t afford to duck

  • Glaciers offer a glimpse of the distant past

    Like tree rings, ice cores create a record of the climate of the past, and the National Ice Core Laboratory in Denver houses the largest collection of polar ice cores in the world

  • Tree rings reveal a fiery past — and future

    Tree-ring scientists Tom Swetnam and Julio Betancourt study past climatic conditions seeking clues to better forest management

  • Who'll stop the rain?

    January may have brought rain and snow to parts of the West, but the study of past climates warns us that we still have to learn to live with drought

  • Written in the Rings

    The study of tree rings opens a window into the West’s distant past, and warns us that the region’s future may be dangerously hot and dry

  • Here’s hoping the drought is not over

    The writer welcomes the latest moisture but says we still need to learn the lessons of drought

  • A beautiful ode to a melting earth

    Gretel Ehrlich’s recent book, The Future of Ice: A Journey Into Cold, is an intimate "ode and lament" on global warming and the end of winter

  • Think global (warming,) act local

    The Rocky Mountain Climate Organization, a new Colorado nonprofit, is taking a local approach to the global problem of climate change

  • In a warming West, expect more fire

    A new scientific study predicts that overall wildfire size in the West will double by 2100 because of global warming

  • Hot Times - Global Warming in the West

    Global Warming is showing up in the West, in everything from receding glaciers to shrinking pika habitat

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