A lack of rain and snow set up the perfect conditions for wildfires and intense drought.
The Environmental Defense Fund believes most of the emissions come from leaks in storage tanks.
Fort Collins author Todd Mitchell sees a trend of young fiction books that combine realistic environmental problems with “narratives of hope and agency.”
Investigators said they were unable to determine if anything illegal occurred because the agency leaders did not document their rationale for the reassignments.
“In an extreme dust year, we can see the snowpack disappear on the order of 2 months early,” said Jeff Deems of the University of Colorado.
At least when it comes to heat, the reason for the new certainty is running models which show heat of this extent would not have been possible.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has started a major push to reorganize the agency and get thousands of employees out of Washington D.C.
The Associated Press followed U.S. ski and snowboard teams to a glacier in Europe, where they found snow to practice on before PyeongChang.