Colorado Climate Change News
Stories in this feed are from newspapers in Colorado courtesy of Environmental Health News.
Climate change is suspected as the primary culprit of rising concentrations of zinc in the Snake River, according to a recent study from the University of Colorado.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today that the wolverine warrants protection under the Endangered Species Act, and that the impact of climate change constitutes a threat to the contiguous U.S. population of the wolverine and will likely be irreversible within the foreseeable future.
In Colorado, both sides of the local environmental aisle are planning protests surrounding international climate change negotiations in Cancun, Mexico.
The fact that journalists overwhelmingly write about climate change as political news and in stories that lean heavily on politicians as sources gives the views of people like Sen. James Inhofe vastly disproportional power on the issue.
Bark beetles make regular headlines in Colorado, but the copper-hued forests they are creating now stretch from the Centennial State all the way into the heart of the Canadian Rockies of British Columbia and Alberta.
The shy and enigmatic wolverine — which can roam great distances across some of the harshest alpine environments — could be driven out of its last strongholds in the lower 48 states if emissions of greenhouse gases continue unabated.
Most of us don't think about climate change when we move to a new home, or worry about stream health when we cut down a tree. Professor Jorge Ramirez wants us to.
Colorado’s conservation community Wednesday lauded the election of Democrats John Hickenlooper as governor and Michael Bennet as U.S. Senate, pointing to their victories Tuesday as a clear sign that the state still supports Gov. Bill Ritter’s alternative energy agenda.
If commercial space flight takes off, the rockets that launch tourists to the brink of the cosmos could significantly contribute to climate change, causing temperatures in Antarctica to warm by as much as 1.5 degrees, according to Boulder scientists.
The science around global warming has been well-settled for years, a CSU scientist said Friday in response to statements this week by Colorado Republican Senate candidate Ken Buck. However, another climate change researcher said the science isn’t quite so clear-cut.