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Warmer temperatures are promoting wildfires in the American West

Snow is melting weeks earlier in the American West

Much more wildfire burns in the West during years with early snowmelt

Scientists project earlier spring snowmelt in Washington State

The American West is seeing less snow and more rain

Washington: Warming and Wildfires

Wildfires are on the rise in the State of Washington, as they are in much of the American West and climate change looks at least partly respon…

Mountain Snowmelt and Fire

In recent decades in the American West, wildfires have burned about 17 times more land in years with early snowmelt than with late.

Early vs. Late Snowmelt

Satellite-derived images comparing the first full week of April in years with early (2002) vs. late (2008) snowmelt.

A Fly Fishing Guide Sees Trouble for Trout

Craig Matthews, long-time fly-fishing guide, gives an eyewitness account of the changes he's seen in over thirty-plus years on the rivers arou…

Georgia: Coal and Carbon

Coal generates carbon dioxide when combusted, which is causing the world to warm. In Georgia, a state that gets over 60 percent of its electri…

Montana: Trout and Drought

Montana's recreational fishing and agricultural industries depend on cool waters flowing from melting snow high in the mountains throughout th…

Recent warming in Montana seems to have human fingerprints

Montana has seen less snow over the past fifty years


Mosquito Season Getting Longer In many parts of the country, changes in climate have likely increased habitat suitability for mosquitoes.

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