Wed May 9, 2012

Colorado's Winter Wheat Doing Well Despite Dry Conditions

Photograph Courtesy of the United States Department of Agriculture


Tue May 8, 2012

Longmont to Vote on Ban on Drilling in Residential Areas

Longmont resident Judith Blackburn is opposed to drilling within the city's boundaries.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Longmont's city council is expected to approve a slate of oil and gas regulations tonight that seek to keep drilling out of residential neighborhoods. 

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Tue May 8, 2012


Tue May 8, 2012

Thunderstorms And Climate Change: Seeking An Ozone Connection

Strong storms like this one in New Mexico can suck surface air containing pollutants high into the atmosphere.
Greg Lundeen NOAA/CreativeCommons


Mon May 7, 2012
The Two-Way

Scientists Estimate Dinosaurs Passed Enough Gas To Warm Up The Planet

Originally published on Mon May 7, 2012 3:16 pm

An artist's impression of a group of Yutyrannus. The 30-foot-long dinosaurs were covered with downy feathers — likely to keep the animals warm.
Dr. Brian Choo Nature

The early reporting of the story had a undeniably alluring narrative: Scientists say dinosaurs passed so much gas, they affected climate enough to cause their demise. That's how Fox News and the Daily Mail, one of the first to move the story, framed this latest research.

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