The recent killing of a rare albino moose was tragic, but as Jim Robbins at The New York Times reports albino and pigmented moose are all becoming more rare as moose populations are rapidly falling. Why? Climate change.
The Mountain Pine Beetle is getting more press because of the havoc it is causing in the Southern Rocky Mountains, but the Spruce Beetle has the potential to be equally or even more devastating in Colorado.
It has become a familiar pattern. A natural disaster occurs and we can't help but wonder how it may have been influenced by climate change. Here's a look at how the Colorado rains and flood were connected to global warming.
In a rapidly changing climate and an always-on news industry, we're experiencing and tuning out disaster after disaster. What does this mean for climate change? Ecosystem destruction? And the future of humanity?
While it is true that any one particular storm or weather event cannot be attributed to climate change alone, unusual rain such as this is precisely the type of "global weirding" that climate scientists have predicted would occur as the climate warmed.
In the current issue of the The New Yorker, Ryan Lizza tells the story of how Tom Steyer, "a fifty-six-year-old billionaire" has thrown his clout and money behind the effort to stop the Keystone XL pipeline.
The United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was expected to delivery its fifth Assessment Report (AR5) next month, but over the past weekend, a draft of that report was leaked to Reuters, which reported the early findings.