EnvironmentalPolicy

A collection of High Country News articles concerning public policy and the environment.
Choirs on the corner
A jolly band of locals sings "Goodnight Bush" on the streets of downtown Denver.
Schweitzer on Bloggers, energy and guns
Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer makes an appearance at the big tent to see the bloggers.
Schweitzer speaks!
Montana Governor gets prominent place on convention agenda
The many faces of protest at the DNC
From anti-abortion activists to 9/11 conspiracy theorists to Hillary supporters, the convention is hopping with protesters.
Lobbypalooza, Denver '08
The convention provides an opportunity for a little honest graft.
Gratuitous Celebrity (and editor) Photo
Yes. Even High Country News editors fall under the spell of celebrities from time to time.
DNC?
It's not all about parties and rallies.
Freegin' the Convention
HCN does the Convention on the cheap.
Drill Here. Drill Now. Pay Less?
There are nuggets of substance buried in the Convention circus. But is anyone listening?
The Las Vegas of Politics
When the convention comes to Denver, it feels a bit like another Western city.
The entrepreneurs
How to make a buck on the streets of the DNC.
Walking for Obama
Young voter shows her colors in Republican community.
WELCOME TO DENVER!
The High Country News team has landed in Denver. Stay tuned for more under-the-radar coverage from the Democratic National Convention.
Winning the West: HCN @ the DNC
Tune in to HCN.org Aug. 25-28 for unconventional coverage from Denver
Not a moment too soon
Paul Hoffman, a high-ranking Interior official, resigns -- leaving a mucky trail of pro-business, pro-religion decisions.
Owl tales
Spotted owls, barred owls and endangered species politics
Fate of four Klamath River dams under negotiation
PacifiCorp has signaled willingness to remove the dams, but who will pay?
Does Tom Udall put families before fish? NO!
Will Steve Pearce's hippie-hating anti-environmentalism win the hearts and minds of New Mexico voters?
Utah ultra-conservatives kill a RINO
A Republican congressman loses his primary after angering the anti-immigration right.