Utah Climate Change News
Stories in this feed are from newspapers in Utah courtesy of Environmental Health News.
A crackdown on polluted emissions from the Bonanza power plant near the Utah-Colorado border has resulted in a settlement between federal regulators and Utah-based Deseret Generation & Transmission Co-operative.
Western governors meeting Sunday touted their new "10-year Energy Vision" as a bipartisan solution. But the future of energy in the West - and talk about the role fossil fuels play in climate change - is splitting along partisan lines.
President Barack Obama’s plan to curb climate change could transform American energy, potentially dealing a blow to the coal-fired power plants that supply much of the nation’s electricity but also pump planet-warming gases into the atmosphere.
President Barack Obama outlined plans Tuesday to slow the pollution blamed for climate change - plans bound to have an impact on Utahns in their homes and on their jobs right away and in communities and wildlands of the rapidly warming Southwest in the decades to come.
Rep. Chris Stewart led his first hearing on climate change Thursday, where witnesses urged the government to greatly increase its investments in green-energy technologies but had differing opinions about taking sudden steps to cut carbon emissions.
More and more people view climate change as a moral issue that touches on what people care about most: our relationships to one another, near and far; our relationship to the Earth or, for some, God's creation; our concern for the future; and our sense of what's right and good.
Wet skies have brought relief to allergy sufferers, but don’t expect it to last, say experts who predict earlier and longer allergy seasons to be the new norm. One possible culprit: climate change.
A Utah House committee killed a bill Monday that would have given state land managers explicit approval to consider climate change in how they manage Utah’s wildlands.
A new report says the effects of climate change are already being felt in bug-infested forests of the Intermountain West, in reduced flows of the Colorado River basin and in the amount of snow that falls in the Rocky Mountains.
Every lean-snow winter batters Utah and its $1 billion-a-year ski industry, according to an economic study on global warming released Thursday by the Natural Resources Defense Council.