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  • Crude combat

    Crude combat

    Can U.S. environmentalists derail a huge Canadian tar sands project that affects this side of the border?

  • Dust takes a toll

    Dust takes a toll

    The increasing clouds of dust in the West are affecting the region’s health, snow cover, rainfall and even climate.

  • Climate change: Check the data yourself

    Climate change: Check the data yourself

    A collaborative online effort allows both skeptics and believers to study and compare the scientific data regarding climate change.

  • The oil spill's upshot

    The oil spill's upshot

    The tragic BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico could help the environmental movement, if greens act wisely.

  • Pika politics

    Pika politics

    Biologists disagree over whether the American pika should be listed as endangered, largely due to a warming climate.

  • Audio: High Country Views, episode 4

    Audio: High Country Views, episode 4

    Judith Lewis, Jonathan Thompson and Cally Carswell talk mining politics. Plus, an audio postcard from a California ghost town inhabited by pikas.

  • Warning: Water policy faces an age of limits

    Warning: Water policy faces an age of limits

    New water projects and giant pipelines will do nothing to solve the West's drought and its increasing water shortage.

  • 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.

  • When a scientist becomes an activist

    When a scientist becomes an activist

    In his first book, Storms of My Grandchildren, NASA climate scientist James Hansen explains the truth of climate change and reveals why he has risked his career to bring the issue to light.

  • Good night, sweet trees

    Good night, sweet trees

    A scientist sees a Shakespearean tragedy unfold in the West’s dying aspen forests, victims of climate change.

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