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  • A Hell of an Anniversary

    A Hell of an Anniversary

    High Country News' founder, Tom Bell, marks our 40th anniversary with a grim prediction: The West -- and the world -- are doomed.

  • Our founder, the man and the myth

    Our founder, the man and the myth

    Tom Bell still inspires a young Westerner.

  • 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.

  • The genesis of the West

    The genesis of the West

    Douglas Brinkley's magisterial The Wilderness Warrior describes how Teddy Roosevelt created the American West we love today.

  • The Renewable Energy Landscape

    The Renewable Energy Landscape

    Maps, charts and text locate the nation's major renewable energy resources and some big projects on Western public land.

  • Thinking Past the Moment

    Thinking Past the Moment

    The Sierra Club's Carl Zichella discusses the balancing act involved in finding the best -- and least environmentally sensitive -- places to put big renewable energy projects

  • Dreaming of a New Deal for nature

    A review of Neil M. Maher's book, "Nature's New Deal: The Civilian Conservation Corps and the Roots of the American Environmental Movement," which reminds us that to succeed, an environmental policy must reckon compromise.

  • Unlikely alliance?

    In most of the West’s complicated environmental problems, so-called “unlikely alliances” between greens and their opposite numbers are really not that unlikely after all.

  • Green and mean

    The Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund is building on the strategy it used to boot anti-environmental Republican Congressman Richard Pombo out of office in 2006.

  • Climate Revolutionary

    Law professor Mary C. Wood wants to use “atmospheric trust litigation” to tackle global warming in the courts.

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