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  • The Tree Coroners

    The Tree Coroners

    To save the West’s forests, scientists must first learn how trees die.

  • California's carbon market may succeed where others have failed

    California's carbon market may succeed where others have failed

    The Golden State's new cap-and-trade program aims to cut greenhouse gas emissions while avoiding the pitfalls of similar attempts.

  • An underwater forest reveals the story of a historic megadrought

    An underwater forest reveals the story of a historic megadrought

    Scientists find a climatic archive at the bottom of an alpine lake in California's Sierra Nevada.

  • Alaska Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell on the U.S. as an Arctic nation

    Alaska Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell on the U.S. as an Arctic nation

    Treadwell, an expert in the politics of the opening Arctic, discusses offshore drilling, the Arctic as a global economic powerhouse, and climate change adaptation.

  • Notes from a wildfire refugee

    Notes from a wildfire refugee

    When wildfire forces locals to flee their beloved Colorado homes, people begin to talk more openly than they used to about climate change.

  • Sometimes environmentalists miss the boat

    Sometimes environmentalists miss the boat

    Colorado environmentalists goofed when they opposed a bill that would have harnessed the methane produced by coal mines as a form of renewable energy.

  • Great hope, great fear

    Great hope, great fear

    The threat of climate change is terrifying, especially for people who fear for their children's future, but there is still hope, if we start working together.

  • Ice matters

    Ice matters

    We're not just losing our glaciers; we're unraveling the systems that sustain all life on earth.

  • Don't blame it all on global climate change

    Don't blame it all on global climate change

    Climate change is a problem, but that doesn’t mean it’s responsible for every bad thing that happens in the West.

  • Finding place

    Finding place

    A wilderness ranger has spent the last 14 years coming to intimately know -- and love -- a remarkable corner of Alaska.

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