Climate change Archive

Mormon church to split with Boy Scouts, lyme disease flares in Utah and invasive plants proliferate in SLC

An invasive plant jumps from Salt Lake City gardens to the surrounding foothills. Deer ticks carrying lyme disease are more prevalent in Utah due to

Hate crimes bill stalls, Utah lawmakers avoid climate change declarations, Mike Noel’s land is scrutinized

The latest attempt to increase penalties for hate crimes dies without getting a hearing in the Legislature. Although science points to the

Petition asks Natural History Museum of Utah to Divest Fossil Fuel Holdings

(KCPW News) A group of local activists, organizers, teachers and students on Monday delivered a petition to the Natural History Museum of

The Rundown: Climatologist Michael Mann and the Politics of Carbon

Dr. Michael Mann is a well-known climatologist who helped pioneer methods to track global temperatures and the climate through the centuries. This breakthrough

Climatologist: Utah Will Face Climate Change Challenges

(KCPW News) A prominent climate scientist is in Utah this week to trumpet the cause of local, environmentally-conscientious institutions. Dr. Michael Mann,

Utah Representative Seeks to Clarify Definition of “Natural” Air

(KCPW News) In the run-up to Utah’s legislative session, many bills are in the works or already drafted. One such bill is

CityViews 12/10/12: Climate Change and Winter Sports/Vivaldi by Candlelight

  Segment 1: A warming climate will devastate the bottom line of the nation’s ski industry. That’s according to an economic study

CityViews 7/9/12: Fire-Climate Change Connection?/ “Q Salt Lake” Fundraising

Segment 1 Hot, windy weather and parched grasslands and forests have provided prime conditions for the wildfires raging across the West. In