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  • Can more oil extraction cut CO2 emissions from power plants?

    Can more oil extraction cut CO2 emissions from power plants?

    Some environmentalists are getting behind enhanced oil recovery.

  • Montana tribes will be the first to own a hydroelectric dam

    Montana tribes will be the first to own a hydroelectric dam

    The three tribes of the Flathead Reservation may see significant economic and cultural benefits.

  • The Green Tea Party?

    The Green Tea Party?

    A conservative movement embracing rooftop solar seems to be emerging.

  • Primer 2: Energy

    The West's abundant resources below ground have supplied much of the power for the U.S. in the past; are renewables next?

  • Sans petrol

    Willits, Calif., is one of a growing number of communities trying to prepare for a post-oil world by becoming economically and agriculturally sustainable.

  • Slipping into the holidays

    This issue’s cover essay on New Mexico’s gas fields – and our publisher’s adventures during a recent snowstorm in Paonia – reveal the complex links that bind Westerners together for better or worse

  • Environmental change

    Sen. Pete Domenici, R-N.M., does an about-face and moves to protect New Mexico’s Valle Vidal from oil and gas drilling

  • Destruction and discovery walk hand in hand

    A new plan to steer energy development away from cultural sites in New Mexico could streamline energy development, fund archaeological research and preserve ancient sites all at once

  • Spinning coal into gasoline

    Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer is eager to build a synfuels plant to turn coal into diesel, but it will neither easy nor cheap to make gas gasification a reality in the West

  • Trees — A different shade of green

    Increasingly, Western cities are planting trees to save energy as well as provide beauty

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