All posts tagged "climate change"

  • 160831GuestOpinion
    GUEST OPINION: The Elephant in Jackson Hole’s Room

    Local dialogue should be focused on the single greatest threat facing humanity: climate change. JACKSON HOLE, WY – As we pulled onto Hwy 22 in Wilson, my seven-year-old daughter Piper shifted uncomfortably. “Daddy, I’m scared. Is the...

    • Posted August 31, 2016
    • 0
  • 151230CoverFeat
    Newsmaker 2015: The Future of Jackson Hole

    Will unchecked growth, climate change transform the valley into a place we don’t recognize? Jackson, WY – Something changed this past summer. We all felt it. It could be measured in part with quantifiable data, but much...

    • Posted December 29, 2015
    • 0
  • 151118TOU

    Toilet seat tribulations The front-page newsworthiness of the News&Guide’s coverage of Chinese tourists’ inability to grasp the proper use of Western toilet seats was questionable, judging from local response. But a corresponding story in the UK’s Daily...

    • Posted November 17, 2015
    • 0
  • 150902CoverFeat-1
    FEATURE: Craighead’s Water World

    As the West dries up, one man is focusing on Wyoming’s most precious resource Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Water. It sprung forth through the foundation of time, ebbed and flowed through the ages and became the wellspring...

    • Posted September 1, 2015
    • 0
  • 150826Buzz1
    THE BUZZ: Where there’s smoke…

    Wildfires burn all around us. How long will we stay lucky? It’s a constant reminder. As the smoke of dozens of distant fires drifts into the valley, we inhale carcinogens and exhale with hope. The ash of...

    • Posted August 25, 2015
    • 0
  • 150617GuestOpinion-1
    GUEST OPINION: Answering the call

    Assuming responsibility for Jackson Hole’s future Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Fourteen years ago I moved to Jackson Hole to ski deep pow in big mountains. For the next five years I lived the dream, skiing more than...

    • Posted June 16, 2015
    • 5
  • ‘The Coming Climate’ is the first report to detail local impacts of climate change.
    THE BUZZ: Teton Temperatures Rising

    New report illuminates possible local effects of climate change. While the potentially cataclysmic effects of global climate change are becoming more widely studied and discussed, there has been less focus on how climate change stands to affect...

    • Posted June 9, 2015
    • 1
  • PJH_1_150506
    FEATURE: Climate change casualty

    What the ski industry stands to lose First tracks are a coveted, cherished and committed feat pursued by skiers and snowboarders alike. They are what drives them set the early morning alarm clock that disturbs a heavy...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
    • 0
  • A large gap between treeline and the water level in California’s Shasta Lake on August 25, 2014, is one sign of the state’s devastating drought. Shasta Reservoir is at 30 percent of its total capacity and 47 percent of its historical average capacity. (Photo credit: California Department of Water Resources.)
    GUEST OPINION: Climate Change is my fault

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – It’s been a pretty testy winter to say the least. After four years of tragic snowfall amounts in the Sierra I want to yell out, “Can somebody please tell me what is going...

    • Posted April 7, 2015
    • 2
  • 062514feature.lead
    The sky is falling

    Jet contrails clouded in conspiracy theories Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Max Mogren looks up into a bluebird sky with disgust. The Jackson Hole forecast called for a mostly sunny day, and it mostly is. Except for a...

    • Posted June 24, 2014
    • 13