Climate Change

Interior launches national conversation on federal coal
Interior launches national conversation on federal coal
Should royalties be higher to account for social costs of climate change?
Drought damages trees' ability to store carbon
Drought damages trees' ability to store carbon
How long-term forest health is compromised years after dry-spells.
Murkowski unveils energy plan for the nation
Murkowski unveils energy plan for the nation
Highlights and what it would mean for Western states.
Zen and the art of wildflower science
Zen and the art of wildflower science
In the Rocky Mountains, a long-term study yields surprises
A dam difficult job
A dam difficult job
California’s drought through the eyes of a water manager.
Smoke and mirrors
Smoke and mirrors
Congress can’t seem to solve a big problem: how to pay for battling wildfires.
Boreal burning
Boreal burning
Canada's Northwest Territory goes up in flames, releasing massive amounts of carbon.
Climate canary
Climate canary
Greenhouse gases are changing the way we talk about coal.
Alaska's Uncertain Food Future
Alaska's Uncertain Food Future
Climate change in the Far North puts traditional food sources at risk.
What the West will feel like in 2100
What the West will feel like in 2100
Scenarios for how our cities will change with the climate.
Glacier tourists to get a dose of climate education in Alaska
Glacier tourists to get a dose of climate education in Alaska
What a melting glacier can teach cruise ship passengers.
Climate changes for wolverine listing
Climate changes for wolverine listing
What good can the Endangered Species Act do in a warming world?
Was the fatal thunderstorm in California a climate phenomenon?
Colorado River Basin groundwater levels drop even faster than reservoirs
‘Lucking out’ for Wyoming’s winter smog
‘Lucking out’ for Wyoming’s winter smog
Air quality gets a boost from the state’s infamous sagebrush and wind.
Canada’s boreal forests are burning
Canada’s boreal forests are burning
And releasing loads of carbon.
A historic moment for the Clean Air Act
A historic moment for the Clean Air Act
How it arrived and how much it matters for the climate.
Is coal dead?
Is coal dead?
Which plants are slated for closure or switches to natural gas.
This hummingbird's survival hinges on precipitation, new study shows
A canary for coal mines
A canary for coal mines
Colorado leasing case gives climate change new weight.
The water-energy nexus could become a collision in a warming world
A neologism for the summer’s inevitable wildfires: smoke season
What's killing the Yukon's salmon?
What's killing the Yukon's salmon?
An ecological mystery in Alaska has scientists and fishermen baffled and alarmed.