Climate Change

How the hot and dry West is killing Rocky Mountain forests
How the hot and dry West is killing Rocky Mountain forests
A new report summarizes how climate change is accelerating tree death from fires, bark beetles and drought
On the hunt for fireflies in Utah
On the hunt for fireflies in Utah
Scientists find the flashing bugs after a 30-year search.
Nevada wins the Tesla battery factory giga-race
Nevada wins the Tesla battery factory giga-race
Massive incentive package raises questions about corporate welfare.
Don't forget what the Exxon Valdez taught us
Don't forget what the Exxon Valdez taught us
On the regulatory laxness that led to the spilling of 11 million gallons of crude oil into Prince William Sound 25 years ago.
Ocean acidification is already driving changes in Northwestern marine ecology
Between a rock and a dry place
Between a rock and a dry place
How the “mega-drought” facing the region got its start.
Megaloads and wild-and-scenic rivers don’t mix
Megaloads and wild-and-scenic rivers don’t mix
Opinion: These loads of mining equipment to Canada don’t belong on a narrow, scenic road that winds through my part of Idaho.
The Tree Coroners
The Tree Coroners
To save the West’s forests, scientists must first learn how trees die.
KDNK Radio speaks with Cally Carswell
KDNK Radio speaks with Cally Carswell
Behind the scenes with the tree coroners.