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  • 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.

  • Religious leaders shouldn't duck their responsibility

    Religious leaders shouldn't duck their responsibility

    Western religious leaders need to speak out more strongly on the dangers of climate change.

  • Ranchers can fight global climate change, one acre at a time

    Ranchers can fight global climate change, one acre at a time

    The great grasslands and rangelands of the West are a perfect place for carbon sequestration.

  • Microclimates, macro problem

    Microclimates, macro problem

    As humans rely on our ingenuity to cope with climate change, wild plants and animals take refuge in the mountains’ microclimates.

  • Climate of denial

    Climate of denial

    An Alaskan wilderness ranger wonders how tourists can look at melting glaciers and not believe in climate change.

  • Dancing with Climate Change

    Dancing with Climate Change

    In California's White Mountains, scientists ponder the fate of beardtongues, bristlecone pines and butterflies in a rapidly warming world.

  • Bear witness to climate change

    Bear witness to climate change

    To imagine what your corner of the West will be like in a warmer climate, consider how different plants and animals are at a lower elevation.

  • Dwindling supplies inflame water wars

    Dwindling supplies inflame water wars

    Arguing about water is a beloved Western pastime, but Coloradoans may soon find themselves seriously fighting over what’s left in the Colorado River.

  • Welcome to the era of scarcity

    Welcome to the era of scarcity

    Arguing about water is a beloved Western pastime, but as the snowpack shrinks, Coloradoans are going to find themselves seriously fighting over what’s left in the Colorado River.

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