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.
The 2012 presidential candidates haven’t mentioned wildlands, clean air or fishable water. Nor have they uttered the words "climate change" in three debates. Political insiders say there’s nothing new to the short shrift voters give to environmental issues.
Utah lags perilously behind in preparing for the impacts of climate change on its water and other natural resources, according to a new report by the environmental group Utah Rivers Council.
A Utah conservation organization is blasting state leaders, particularly those in charge of managing water supplies, for continuing to ignore the impacts of rising temperatures and how that will shape reality in the years to come.
City Hall staffers have drafted a carefully worded statement intended to broadly outline a strategy for the municipal government to address climate change, asserting that there could be economic consequences alongside environmental changes that leaders should prepare to handle.