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Dust Up: The Growing Problem Affecting Snowpack and Water Supply

This story was produced by H2O Radio. Listen to the audio, or read the full story below.   [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/389990154" params="color=ff5500" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] Mountain snowfall...

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...

It all ends in a Nevada mud puddle: Lake Mead, the...

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

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.

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 assessment in a Summary for Policymakers.

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.

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.

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...