Colorado Climate Change News
Stories in this feed are from newspapers in Colorado courtesy of Environmental Health News.
Intensifying concerns about the potential for sea level rise to swamp low-lying Pacific island nations are justified, according to a new report.Western Australia, Oceania are at greatest risk, according to the new study from EU’s ice2sea program.
Colorado State University has begun diverting half a ton of food waste a day away from landfills and, after grinding it to a pulp, plopping it into Fort Collins sewage, which is then used to power the water treatment plant.
A new Harvard report finds that the early ramifications of climate extremes resulting from climate change are already a reality and will continue to be felt over the next decade, directly impacting U.S. national security interests.
Piñon pines, a key food source for wildlife in Southwest ecosystems, are producing 40 percent fewer pine cones than just a few decades ago, and global warming may be the culprit, according to CU-Boulder researchers.
Colorado senior U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, in a recent interview echoed Obama’s message that tackling climate change will take an “all-of-the-above” energy approach, including renewables that still require significant technological advances.
Climate change will likely add to the final snowfall totals from the monster winter storm lashing the Northeast by 5 to 10 percent, according to a leading expert on climate change at the National Center for Atmospheric Research.
A veritable duel between movie makers could make theater audiences among the most knowledgeable people on natural gas exploration and its controversial extraction method known as hydraulic fracturing.
Heat generated through everyday activities in one urban setting can affect the jet stream and other atmospheric systems, according to a new study in which the National Center for Atmospheric Research was a participant.
For snowboarder Gretchen Bleiler, being environmentally conscious is about doing the small things in her daily life. If everyone decided to drink out of reusable water bottles or chose to recycle, it could be enough to deter the long-term impacts of global warming, the Olympic medalist said.
After a devastating year for crops and wildfires in Colorado, 2013 so far has seen weak snowpack and little reason to be optimistic for critical snow and rain during the crucial period of March, April and early May. Without some relief, Colorado risks more wildfires, another crop disaster and a stalled state economy.