climate change

Wildfire Primary category in which blog post is published

Huge western fires in 1910 changed U.S. wildfire policy. Will today’s conflagrations do the same?

Known as the Big Blowup, the 1910 fires helped birth the Forest Service, but so far, climate change and the burning West have spurred little action.

Wildfire Primary category in which blog post is published

Four large wildfires burning in Colorado have cost $77 million to fight — so far

None of the blazes are fully contained, and rehabilitation costs still loom large

Wildfire Primary category in which blog post is published

Blazes in Colorado, California may be part of a climate-driven transformation of wildfires around the globe

Wildfires from Australia to Siberia are not just larger, hotter and faster, but burning in areas and seasons where they were previously rare.

Sun Investigation Primary category in which blog post is published

Jared Polis is taking big money from private donors to fund key positions in Colorado governor’s office

The work covered by private gifts and grants include the Colorado governor’s top issues -- climate change, immigration and early childhood