Mountain West (CO ID MT NV UT WY)

September 13, 2012 to September 15, 2012

International Conference on Culture, Politics and Climate Change

This cross-disciplinary conference in Boulder, CO will explore intersections between culture, politics, and science in order to enhance understanding of public policy addressing climate change.

November 27, 2013

DEADLINE: Annual High Country News Student Essay Contest

In 750 words, describe how you or someone in your community is making meaningful strides to lessen modern Western society's impact on the environment. The contest is open to students between the ages of 17 and 24 (as of January 1, 2013) who are currently enrolled in a college or other institute of higher education. Entry deadline: Nov 27, 2013.


Proposed Nev. Pipeline Raises Enviros' Fears new 'Dust Bowl'

"Environmentalists are warning that a plan to pipe billions of gallons of water a year from rural central Nevada nearly 300 miles to the Las Vegas metropolitan area will dry up wetlands and springs, damaging thousands of acres of wildlife habitat and potentially creating a 'dust bowl' scenario."

Source: Greenwire, 08/07/2012


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