What the experts are discovering about climate change at Rocky Mountain, Black Canyon, Mesa Verde and Sand Dunes national parks.
The structural integrity of Spruce Tree House, one of the Southwest’s most popular archeological attractions, is a particular worry.
The increased heat produces more ground-level ozone, forming when when emissions from cars or power plants are heated in the sun.
Pine bark beetles and the impact of earlier snowpack melts are among areas being researched at Rocky Mountain National Park.
- Researchers from CSU and the USGS found the ptarmigans' resiliency "rather surprising."Read more
Climate Central also expects NWS-designated danger days of high heat to more than double across the country by 2050.
Rising Earth temperatures could help spread some diseases like Zika because the mosquitoes that carry them survive in more places.
- Melting ice at the planet’s poles is one reason why.Read more
The Colorado Public Employee’s Retirement Association wants to know how oil companies are preparing for climate change.
- A NOAA scientist pointed to a familiar culprit: The burning of fossil fuels from cars, power plants and other trappings of modern society.Read more