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  • Coal-export schemes ignite unusual opposition, from Wyoming to India

    Coal-export schemes ignite unusual opposition, from Wyoming to India

    Ambitious schemes to build railroads and ports to ship Powder River Basin coal abroad will bring pollution and traffic to communities along the transport path, who are rising up in protest.

  • 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.

  • Between the grims and the grins

    Between the grims and the grins

    We will need humility as well as technology to triumph over climate change.

  • A nature lover's bucket list

    A nature lover's bucket list

    Time is running out to see the natural wonders that are endangered by rampant global warming.

  • How long do we wait for clean coal?

    How long do we wait for clean coal?

    Politicians are excited about “clean coal,” but so far there’s no sign that it even exists.

  • A battle for the land -- and soul -- of the West

    A battle for the land -- and soul -- of the West

    The American West at Risk presents a familiar litany of Western land-use problems, but also offers suggestions for how to solve them.

  • Mountain of doubt

    Mountain of doubt

    The long-delayed nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain, Nev., faces a new challenge: Barack Obama’s presidency.

  • The West goes to Washington

    The West goes to Washington

    Barack Obama is bringing Westerners to Washington, including Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano to run Homeland Security, and Cabinet picks Ken Salazar, Hilda Solis and Steven Chu.

  • Burning issues

    Controversial forestry scientist Tom Bonnicksen believes increased logging is necessary to fight global warming.

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