"Voluntary separation among climbing parties is the leading cause of MRA-led searches in the backcountry, Burchetta said."
"What if the banking, asset-management, and insurance industries moved away from fossil fuels?"
"Across the world, journalists are stationed from Antarctica to the Amazon covering how climate change is impacting people’s lives."
"Six whistleblowers and ex-government scientists describe how the Trump administration made them bury climate science – and why they won’t stay quiet."
"Democrat Phil Weiser says if the Environmental Protection Agency rolls back the Waters of the United State rule beyond a certain point, he could take legal action."
"'When we're in neutral conditions, which is what is expected as the most likely scenario, we do tend to have […] below normal snow years compared to above normal,' he said."
"Pitkin County, home to Aspen and some of the most expensive housing in the state, now owns four mobile home parks so the resort town’s hotel and restaurant workers, as well as some city and county employees, have someplace to live."
"Before noon Monday, a helicopter from the Army National Guard out of Gypsum was called in to help with the search. With no sign of the hiker by evening, crews pulled out of the field at 7 p.m. Monday."
"The winners of the Dream Job competition will be assigned to travel to and document the “ski-boots-on-the-ground” experiences at six destinations, with two people assigned to each resort during the 2020 winter."
"The global land and ocean surface temperature departure from average for August 2019 tied as the second highest for the month of August in the 140-year NOAA global temperature dataset record, which dates back to 1880."
"Noyes and her son Hyrum, 61, sold the 76-acre park to Pitkin County for $6.5 million in 2018 with the promise of upgrades and to keep the community affordable."
“'Forces of growth, demand for more water, declining groundwater, and climate change are all coming together to the point where irrigation is going to have to be more efficient, and more effective,' says Reagan Waskom, director of the Colorado Water Center, which is the consortium’s administrative head."
"Karney believes, along with 20-25 other formal objectors, that the deal to sell Fort Lyon Water upstream to Colorado Springs Municipal Utilities will turn Bent County into a dried-up community like Crowley County."
"People’s water habits, the crops they grow, the decisions they make on the farm: All of these need to be held up and examined under the new arid realities."
"If it goes to court, the exporters would have to prove that the plan would not injure Rio Grande water rights, the aquifer or the protected areas that rely on the aquifer, including Great Sand Dunes National Park."