Fire and insect epidemics have dramatically reshaped some forests in the Rocky Mountains in recent years. Buckle up, because the changes are almost certain to accelerate. That’s the bottom line of a new report called “Rocky Mountain Forests at Risk.”
Human fingerprints were not evident in the floods along Colorado’s Front Range in September 2013—at least not clearly.
If there was ever an argument for a transition to a 21st-century energy infrastructure, look no further than our current challenges with the economies that have been built on the backs of the Colorado River.
Hundreds testified both for and against the EPA’s Clean Power Plan, but the most interesting came from those with their wagons hitched to fossil fuels.
To make global climate change more local and personal, Dr. Brian Enquist and his partners are developing ways to allow viewers to see effects of warming temperatures on their local forests
In turns cheerful and stern, former U.S. Sen. Tim Wirth shared what about our energy story terrifies him and what makes him eager to get up in the morning.
Whistler Blackcomb has benefited from the warming climate even as it has made itself more resilient to declining snow. But it remains vulnerable.
Aspen reports it is ahead of schedule in its efforts to decarbonize municipal operations. But the local community is really no better than the U.S. as a whole.
News of reduced releases from Lake Powell downstream was not surprising. Water experts for years have warned with growing alarm of the razor’s edge between supply and demand. Bull’s eye is Las Vegas, whose chief water manager, Pat Mulroy, continues to call for new ways of looking at water in the West.
Snowmass paleontological site has many, many mastodon bones, but it also offers an exceptional high-elevation window into past climate changes in North America.
Spurred by a concern about global warming, Tim DeChristopher served 21 months in federal prison. He tried to argue that his action was the lesser of two evils. But is nuclear energy the lesser of two evils. A report from the Telluride Mountainfilm Festival.
A second year of drought that is being described as the worst in recorded history in Colorado has ski slopes mostly uninspiring, reservoirs declining — and fire managers worrying.