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Pine Beetles

Colorado Wildfires Are Linked to Global Warming

Bob Ward | Posted 08.19.2013 | Green
Bob Ward

The Big Meadows fire has already engulfed more than 600 acres of forest and could rage for several more days. So what is the link to climate change?

War Against Tree Bug Prompts Unlikely Alliances

AP | VERONICA ZARAGOVIA | Posted 07.07.2012 | Green

SPEARFISH CANYON, S.D. (AP) — Joe Shark's Native American heritage taught him to be leery of the timber industry on the South Dakota reservation whe...

The Wrath of Global Warming

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

There is no debate about human-induced global warming. Global warming is a citizen's issue therefore we all are required to lend a helping hand -- the time is now.

Udall beetle bill looks to boost biofuel, biopower solutions

CO. Independent | CO Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Backers of biofuel and biopower see the millions of lodgepole pine trees killed by the Rocky Mountain bark beetle epidemic as a source o...

Pine Beetles Have State Officials Worried About Massive Power Outage

The Colorado Independent | David O. Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

One of the least-publicized aspect of the mountain pine bark beetle epidemic, which has decimated nearly 2 million acres of trees in Colorado, is the ...

Pine Beetle Epidemic In Colorado May Be Ending

The Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

SILVERTHORNE -- The mountain pine beetles that have ravaged about 3 million acres of Colorado and southern Wyoming forests may be exhausting their pri...

I Love Denver, But This Has Got to Change

Wade Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Wade Norris

What if a city's reputation for pollution was reflected in the sports team's names? Instead of the Denver Broncos would we be the Denver Bronchitis?