Colorado Climate Change News
Stories in this feed are from newspapers in Colorado courtesy of Environmental Health News.
Two key coral species around Florida need even more TLC than previously thought, according to the National Marine Fisheries Service, which wants to reclassify elkhorn and staghorn corals from “threatened” to the even more serious category of “endangered” because of their rapid decline.
Mapping and analysis of ice core samples from the Arctic has helped Canadian and American scientists conclude that variations in Arctic surface temperatures from 1930 to the present can be linked to both anthropogenic and natural factor, including sulphate aerosols from industrial activity.
Search and rescue teams on Saturday took full advantage of a break in the torrential rain that has been hammering Boulder County as more than 1,200 people have been evacuated so far in the wake of a 100-year flood in what officials said may be the largest aerial rescue since Hurricane Katrina.
Raging floodwaters, powered by yet another round of thunderstorms, washed from the foothills onto the Eastern Plains on Saturday, but choppers churned through the unsettled weather bringing tales of rescue and reunion.
In the great global warming experiment there will be winners and losers, and it looks like some of the tiniest plankton species will be among the winners — probably at the expense of larger species higher up the food chain.
President Barack Obama signed an emergency order Thursday night, approving federal disaster aid for Boulder County after torrential rainfall prompted 100-year flooding that has, so far, resulted in two confirmed deaths, at least nine more missing and National Guard rescue efforts.
A new report asserts that global warming was a factor in several, but not all, extreme weather events in 2012. Researchers found it played a role in the heatwaves across the central U.S. and flooding in parts of New York and New Jersey from Hurricane Sandy.
As sure as a sweaty September, a large majority of Coloradans believe global warming is happening, according to a new statewide survey.
Colorado's emerging hub for green tech to help the world's low-income population is poised to open, transforming a defunct Denver horse-trolley barn and creating opportunities for internationally oriented innovation.
Biologists at the Alfred Wegener Institute recently assessed the extent of what they called an “ominous change,” finding that the impacts are widespread, yet with very different effects on various species.