University of Colorado

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Climate change is transforming Western forests. And that could have big consequences far beyond wildfires.

The heat of a warming planet, like an artist’s palette knife on a canvas, etches its way across Western forests, slowly altering ecosystems that have flourished for centuries.

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Controversy over Denver Water’s Gross Reservoir expansion offers a glimpse into water woes in the West

Raising the 55-year-old dam near Boulder is essential to keep a stable water supply in a changing climate, utility says. Residents insist conservation could be just as effective.

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Korey Wise’s donation gave CU’s Innocence Project real power. A Netflix series on the Central Park 5 is making it even stronger.

Korey Wise’s $190,000 contribution -- and the interest generated by a Netflix miniseries -- means the project can really help others who have been wrongly convicted

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

50,000 old photos in Golden are helping scientists answer new questions about climate change

American Alpine Club library's archive of images by early mountaineers holds clues for researchers documenting the retreat of glaciers worldwide

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado is creating a network of doctors to diagnose child abuse and keep kids from slipping through the safety net

The state has just six doctors board certified in child abuse pediatrics, and they’re all on the Front Range

Music Primary category in which blog post is published

For the small band of silent film musicians in Colorado, each accompaniment is unique

When there's no score, every movie becomes an ephemeral experience for artists and their audience