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  • Two weeks in the West

    Two weeks in the very arid West means dry ski slopes, destructive wildfires, unending drought and unhappy bears; timber mills are victims of housing collapse; costs of carbon dioxide and its removal.

  • Western water is petering out

    Pete Letheby says the West is headed for a hotter and drier future, and this time, as farmer Gerald Spangler warns him, we’re running out of groundwater.

  • Salvaging the atmosphere

    The Forest Service jumps into the carbon offsets game even as scientists begin to question whether planting trees can help in the struggle against global warming.

  • West’s forests will never be the same

    Paul VanDevelder warns that climate change could devastate the West’s forests, leaving nothing behind but parched grasslands.

  • A Climate Change Solution?

    Pete McGrail believes the volcanic basalt that underlies the Columbia River Basin may hold a cure for global warming: carbon sequestration.

  • Clean energy activist reflects on corporate influence in New Mexico legislation

    Ben Luce is no longer pulling his punches as he battles for clean energy in New Mexico.

  • The inevitable fires next time

    Rocky Barker warns us that the new West is a world of inevitable, long-lasting and increasing forest fires.

  • What the Crandall Canyon mine disaster tells us

    Auden Schendler says Robert Murray – owner of the Crandall Canyon mine and a well-known global warming denier – is responsible for poor decisions that go beyond mining in an unsafe environment.

  • Hot time in the city

    In the dog days of a hot summer, Allen Best wonders if air conditioning is altogether a good thing.

  • The caveguy within holds us back

    George Sibley believes our Neandertal brains hold us back from accepting the fact that we cause global warming.

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