The Environmental Burden of Generation Z
Kids growing up in a world defined by climate change are scared. And parents, teachers and doctors are having a hard time handling their justified anxiety.
The Methane Cloud Roiling Local Politics
La Plata County in Colorado sits under a red spot of methane seen from satellites. A county commissioner trying to fight it finds herself in hot water.
Colorado's climate-friendly homes: A national model?
After Colorado's most destructive wildfire destroyed more than a thousand homes, there's an effort to rebuild them in the most efficient way possible.
Sidewalk Data Making Cities More Accessible
Cracked, uneven sidewalks make a city inaccessible for some. Fixing that requires unprecedented data collection that some cities can't handle.
Should the government move to Grand Junction?
This Colorado city felt the recession hard. Could a relocated federal public lands agency revitalize the town, or would that hurt the agency's mission?
The Young Conservatives Fighting Climate Change
Benji Backer is leading a movement of millennial conservatives who want the GOP to take climate change head on. But is a conservative solution enough?
States challenge utilities' ‘fleet of lawyers’
Would you believe that some of your electricity bill goes to lobbying and campaigning to keep rates where they are? Some states are cracking down.
In the Rural West: More Oil, More Gas, More Ozone
Ozone is supposed to be a city problem. So why are some wide-open parts of the west seeing levels rise to unhealthy levels when fracking starts?
As Louisiana Wrangles, Its Coast Is Swept Out To Sea
Louisiana's coastline is eroding rapidly, but who should fix it? As some push for oil and gas companies to pay, lawmakers are fighting back.