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  • Where there's fire, there's global warming

    Climate scientist Anthony Westerling is working to illuminate the connection between rising global temperatures and the increasing ferocity of the West’s forest fires

  • Dear friends

    Summer editorial retreat, global warming booklet is here, lots of summer visitors

  • Climate-change clues — in tropical glaciers

    In Thin Ice: Unlocking the Secrets of Climate in the World’s Highest Mountain Ranges, mountain climber and physicist Mark Bowen follows researchers who are finding clues to climate change in high-altitude tropical glaciers

  • The wild, wild weather

    Whatever the cause, the weather in the West this last year has been wild and wacky

  • HCN looks to the future

    In a special summer reading issue, HCN dishes up a science fiction story that imagines life in the Southwest in 2030 or so, when "Big Daddy Drought" is in full stride, and California claims all water

  • A season of change

    In Chasing Spring: An American Journey Through a Changing Season, nature writer Bruce Stutz follows spring from New York to Alaska, examining the surprising changes that global warming is bringing

  • The push is on for 'clean coal'

    Led by California, Western states are encouraging the energy industry to move toward cleaner coal technology

  • Corporations ask feds to set emissions limits

    Executives from six of the nation’s largest energy companies have asked federal lawmakers to set mandatory caps on greenhouse gas emissions

  • Save Our Snow

    Faced with rising temperatures and a passive federal government, Western towns such as Aspen, Colo., are beginning to work out a local approach to combating global warming

  • Hot times — hot damn

    Michelle Nijhuis has just won the 2006 Sullivan Award for Excellence in Science Journalism for her series on global warming in the West, which concludes with this issue’s feature story

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