The irony of Thomas Jefferson's long struggle to produce American wine
January 2, 2015, 4 p.m. by Daily Climate
Jefferson's efforts to grow wine grapes in Virginia hit snags at every turn.
What's that growing along the roadside? Carbon storage
July 28, 2014, 12:10 p.m. by Daily Climate
As you zip down the highway, take a closer look at the shrubbery and grass. This roadside greenery soaks up a lot of carbon, and with better management, it could soak up a lot more.
Will Montana's state fish fade away due invasive hybridization?
May 28, 2014, 11 a.m. by Daily Climate
Cutthroat trout and rainbow trout in Montana have engaged in some cross-species mating, and scientists are concerned their offspring may not have the right genes to survive.
Rather than predicting the future, National Climate Assessment looks at here-and-now
May 6, 2014, 10:28 a.m. by Daily Climate
The strength of the new National Climate Assessment is its focus on change already underway – not forecasts of what may happen in the future, authors say.
12 things you may not have known about bikes, bike lanes and your odds of being hit by a car
May 1, 2014, 1:46 p.m. by Daily Climate
Unsurprisingly, cities in the United States lags behind European counterparts when it comes to being bike-friendly.
The push to create new bike commuters, one bike lane at a time
May 1, 2014, 1:45 p.m. by Daily Climate
Despite the benefits of bicycling for cities and citizens, state programs are expected to only spend a combined $5.5 billion on bike and walking projects over the next four years.
Can waste incineration solve our garbage problems?
April 3, 2014, 12:43 p.m. by Daily Climate
In theory, this energy-generating solution seems like a good answer for city governments, but the implementation of waste-to-energy incinerators is a political minefield.
Warming winters send no love to Olympic bid cities
February 14, 2014, 3:18 p.m. by Daily Climate
The International Olympic Committee requires potential host cities to provide average high and low temperatures but not climate forecasts for that year's games.
Record warmth, huge avalanches isolate Alaska town
January 29, 2014, 12:44 p.m. by Daily Climate
The polar vortex that has chilled the continental United States pulled warm, moist air from the Pacific into Alaska causing the avalanche.