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  • The mysticism of mud

    Ernest Atencio ponders an exceptionally muddy Mud Season in New Mexico, and notes how readily most Westerners forget that we live in an arid landscape.

  • A hard winter makes you think

    Rhonda Claridge describes a hard winter in the high mountains, and points out that one seldom-acknowledged effect of climate change could be harder winters in some parts of the world.

  • A message to our grandchildren

    Environmental pioneer Stewart Udall and his wife, Lee, ask their grandchildren to be “steadfast enemies of waste.”

  • The challenge of climate-change denial

    Skeptics, even irrational ones, probably once had a useful evolutionary role to play in human communities, but in the face of rapid climate change, they are becoming a fatal obstacle

  • Market cooling

    California and the West decide to tackle global warming through the market – by buying and selling carbon

  • Dry to the bone

    Despite a relatively snowy winter here in western Colorado, the season itself seems to have shrunk, with spring arriving weeks earlier than it once did in a trend with ominous consequences for the desert Southwest, particularly Phoenix.

  • Perspectives on change — climate change

    Charles Wohlforth looks at climate change in Alaska from two cultures’ viewpoints, when he talks to scientists and to the Inupiaq people in The Whale and the Supercomputer: On The Northern Front of Climate Change

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