Aug. 19, 2020: Colorado’s Climate Change Hot Spot; Olympians On ‘Weight Of Gold’

August 19, 2020
Firefighters at work on the Pine Gulch fire during the night shift.Firefighters at work on the Pine Gulch fire during the night shift.Inciweb
Firefighters at work on the Pine Gulch fire during the night shift. This fire is burning in a region of Colorado that's warming faster than the rest of the world.

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Aug. 19, 2020: Colorado’s Climate Change Hot Spot; Olympians On ‘Weight Of Gold’

The Western Slope is warming faster than other parts of the world. How does that contribute to wildfire risk? Then, a Colorado delegate to the DNC hopes to mobilize Indigenous voters. Plus, Olympic athletes may be in top physical shape, but their mental health gets less attention. And we welcome Ali Budner to the Colorado Matters team!