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Climate crossroads

Rockies Today
Climate crossroads
By Mountain West News • Issue #288 • View online

IPCC scientists say it's 'now or never'
Stopping climate change is doable, but time is short, U.N. panel warns
'We are at a crossroads': New IPCC report says it's fossil fuels or our future
One last climate warning in new IPCC report: ‘Now or never’
No obituary for Earth: Scientists fight climate doom talk
It’s time for journalists to talk climate change solutions
Fire and rain
Fire and rain: West to get more one-two extreme climate hits
Silt seeks long-term drinking water solution after Grizzly Creek fire, mudslides tainted Colorado River
‘This was our forever home’: Floods, climate change and the end of one Alberta community
Half empty
Punished by drought, some southwest Colorado farmers survived 2021 on 10% of their normal water supply
Colorado River Basin hydropower revenue could be down 38%, forcing environmental programs to seek funding elsewhere
A waterfall could soon form on the Colorado River as Lake Powell drops
Developers are flooding Arizona with homes even as historic Western drought intensifies
U.S. taps $420M to boost water supplies hit by climate change
Headlines across Indian Country
Tribes seek more inclusion, action from U.S, officials
‘Water Warriors’ tap Diné resilience to increase access on Navajo land
Hydropower revamp deal from tribes, industry heads to Congress
CSKT plan celebration for Bison Range changeover
At the crossroads: State of the economy in Indian Country
Congress surprised by Biden call for Indian Health Service funds
Revealing Yellowstone's ancient prequel
Stalled legislation would strip Army of medals for its involvement in Wounded Knee
James Welch Festival to bring Indigenous writers to Missoula
Mining nuggets
Canadian coal mine ramps up efforts to challenge Montana water quality standard
Biden's Defense Production Act order promises money to miners
Federal push for critical minerals could bring indirect boost to Wyoming
Money for abandoned uranium mine cleanup spurs questions about design, jobs
Montana coal mine expansion deemed illegal by Ninth Circuit
Over a barrel
U.S. wants more oil from Canada but not a new pipeline to bring it
The Alberta government spent another $22 million on unpaid land rent for oil and gas operators in 202
Living too close to fracking sites may increase risk of premature births, researchers say
Oil development is changing the rules of the game for wildlife
BLM whistleblower loses firing appeal in oilfield dispute
What else we're reading today
Colorado mountain towns can now use tourism tax revenue to deal with visitor hordes, housing shortage
Montana businesses get creative to ease employee housing crunch
Is Yellowstone tourism promotion helping or hurting the protection of wild places and wildlife?
Forest Service prepares to welcome e-bikes
A construction project caused damage to 100-million-year-old dinosaur tracks in Utah
GOP lawmakers ask BLM to extend comment period on bison grazing decision
What’s wrong with the Manitou Cliff Dwellings Museum and Preserve?
Wyoming to target elk, large carnivores to aid reeling mule deer
Wyoming prepares to 'electrify' roadways
Proposed law would phase out the sale of 'forever chemicals' in Colorado
New database gives widest look ever at LDS Church landholdings. See what it owns and where.
How Utah became the leading place to send the nation’s troubled teens
Can Outside Inc. save outdoor journalism?
How far-right figures like Ammon Bundy cause chaos in U.S. politics
Rockies Today is edited by Matthew Frank, fellow in regional journalism at the O’Connor Center for the Rocky Mountain West at the University of Montana.
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