The National Climate Assessment is mandated by Congress every four years; it was written by scientists from 13 federal agencies.
A first of its kind report for the Colorado Health Institute looks at the connection between health and climate change.
"Nuclear winter is a hazard. I'm trying to tell people they need to do something about it," CU Boulder atmospheric scientist Brian Toon tells Colorado Matters.
“We will reduce greenhouse gas emissions statewide by 2025, by more than 26 percent below 2005 levels,” Gov. John Hickenlooper said.
Aspen set the 100 percent renewable goal in 2006 as part of its Canary Initiative, a climate action plan aimed at reducing the city’s carbon footprint 30 percent by 2020.
“Most of us never thought we would see a time when basic monitoring would be something that could be on the table in terms of cuts,” said INSTAAR director Jim White.
A new study by the University of Colorado Boulder says there's a 'new normal' with warmer temperatures and an increase in wildfires. That means there needs to be a shift in how fire managers and communities approach mitigation.
Some participants also voiced concerns about potential cuts in federal funding for science and research. Others wanted an opportunity to move science out of labs and academia.
There’s concern that the march will be seen as partisan since it’s critical of Trump’s actions, when many believe science shouldn’t be a partisan endeavor.
“Storm Warning” is an exhibition that explores artists’ perceptions of environmentalism and a changing climate.