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Dr. Colleen Duncan of CSU and research colleague Todd Atwood of the U.S. Geological Survey prepare to collect biological samples and health data from a tranquilized study subject. (credit: Colorado State University)

CSU Researcher Uses Polar Bears To Study Climate Change, Infectious Disease

Researchers are taking a closer look at climate change and how it impacts polar bears.

08/15/2014

Mesa Verde National Park  (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Report: Mesa Verde Among U.S. Landmarks Threatened By Climate Change

Major historical landmarks across the U.S. are at risk from the impacts of climate change, with locations such as the Statue of Liberty and Mesa Verde National Park threatened by factors including rising sea levels and wildfires.

05/20/2014

Sen. Joe Manchin (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Manchin In Denver, Urges Mines To Speak Out About Coal

The Democratic senator leading the battle against the White House’s strategy to fight climate change urged the mining industry on Tuesday to speak out about coal’s role in providing affordable, reliable electricity to the country.

04/15/2014

Researchers say even a limited nuclear exchange would threaten all life on Earth. (Getty Images)

Study: ‘Small’ Nuclear War Would Destroy The World

With an estimated 17,000 nuclear weapons in the world, we have the power to exterminate humanity many times over.

03/26/2014

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Future Trend In Colorado Precipitation Unclear

A draft report on climate change says computer models disagree on whether Colorado’s precipitation will increase or decrease as temperatures rise.

03/12/2014

CBS4's Shaun Boyd talks with scienttist Klaus Wolter with the NOAA (credit: CBS)

NOAA Scientists Looking At Link Between Flooding And Climate Change

It’s ironic and convenient they are located in Boulder where the flood did some of its worst damage. They are analyzing all the data to determine whether this is truly the 100-year flood or brought on by climate change.

09/27/2013

Colorado State Capitol (credit: CBS)

Colorado Getting A Climate Change Czar

Colorado is getting a climate change czar, a new position signed into law this week after a debate that included biblical references and tongue-in-cheek praise for the Weather Channel.

05/30/2013

Waldo Canyon Fire (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/GettyImages)

Official: Colorado’s Fires Play Role In Shaping Climate Change Opinions

Increasingly common experiences with extreme climate-related events such as the Colorado wildfires, a record warm spring and preseason hurricanes have convinced many Americans climate change is a reality, the head of a U.S. scientific agency said Friday.

07/06/2012

Aspen (credit: Aspen/Snowmass)

Aspen Ski Area Rallies To Highlight Climate Change

Aspen Ski Area hosted a ski race without snow Saturday to highlight the effect climate change has on the outdoor recreation industry.

05/05/2012

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar speaks during the White House Forum on American Latino Heritage October 12, 2011 at the Interior Department in Washington. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Salazar: Protect Planet While Using Resources

It’s important to protect the planet as we use its resources, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Monday night at a conference where he spoke on the Colorado River but also took a swipe at a Colorado congressman’s push for oil shale development.

04/10/2012

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