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Tag Archives: snowpack

Climate change is shrinking the West’s water supply

Picture a snowflake drifting down from a frigid February sky in western Colorado and settling high in the Rocky Mountains. By mid-April, the alpine snowpack […]...

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May 15, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized, Water, Water

It all ends in a Nevada mud puddle: Lake Mead, the Colorado River and drought

In case you missed it: The terrifying evaporating mud puddle that was once Lake Mead outside of Las Vegas is a flashing warning sign –  […]...

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April 30, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

As flood waters recede, ski areas step up cloud-seeding efforts

FRISCO, Colo. -- humans for millennia have implored their gods to deliver rain and snow -- not catastrophic week-long downpours, but life-giving, field-soaking, stream-replenishing precipitation....

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October 16, 2013 Environment/Energy, In-Depth

Climate Report: Time is running out

Humanity may not be completely doomed just yet, but is well on the way to broiling itself to a crisp, according to the world's leading climate scientists, who this week rolled out part one of their latest global climate change...

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September 27, 2013 Environment/Energy, Health, In-Depth
Snowless ski race helps connect dots between climate change, real problems

Snowless ski race helps connect dots between climate change, real problems

Gnarly terrain greeted a group of climate change activists in Aspen over the weekend. ...

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May 7, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories

Colorado facing trial by flood and by fire

The combination of an enormous mountain snowpack that’s just starting to melt and suddenly hot, summer-like temperatures and high winds has first responders across Colorado nervously eyeing both swollen waterways and tinder-dry forests and grasslands. ...

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June 3, 2011 Center Well
Water expert: Snowpack dangerously close to drought levels

Water expert: Snowpack dangerously close to drought levels

Badly needed snowfall is expected in Colorado’s high country this week, but one expert says the state will need much more than the amount in […]...

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January 19, 2010 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics

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We at The Indy aren’t big on rubber chicken dinners. But we love to dance. Join us on the evening of Friday, July 14th to […]

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The Home Front: The U.S might not, but Boulder County is likely to commit to the Paris climate accord

“Boulder County commissioners signaled Friday that they’re likely to adopt a resolution declaring the county’s commitment to upholding the goals of the Paris climate agreement,” […]

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