"'We saw this tremendous net loss across the entire bird community,' says Ken Rosenberg, an applied conservation scientist at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology in Ithaca, N.Y. 'By our estimates, it's a 30% loss in the total number of breeding birds.'"
"U.N. Secretary General António Guterres has scurried across the globe over the past year to deliver, time and again, a blunt reminder that the world is not doing enough to combat climate change — and to implore leaders to act with more urgency."
"Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser said Tuesday night that the Trump administration’s move was an attack on the states’ rights and vowed to take action."
"A campfire escaped a fire ring between the reservoir and the wilderness boundary and burned about one-tenth of an acre before it was snuffed Monday by a helitack crew from the Upper Colorado Interagency Fire Management Unit in Rifle, according to Curtis Keetch, acting Aspen-Sopris District Ranger. "
"The Conservation Fund and the Eagle Valley Land Trust have partnered in an effort to buy the property from a Denver investment group and deed it to the White River National Forest, which has long pined for the water-rich private parcel surrounded by public lands."
"It can take months to truly acclimatize to higher elevations, say above 10,000 feet, where many foot races and ski mountaineering events are held here in Colorado."
"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."