Washington salmon depend on the cold water from glacial lakes to survive. But as temperatures increase and glaciers shrink, salmon populations are declining, threatening the way of life for the Swinomish Indians, also known as the "salmon people." In collaboration…
For Northwest tribes, salmon fishing is a way of life. But changes in the climate may be pushing the fish toward extinction. Together with KCTS9 and EarthFix, NewsHour visited the Swinomish Indian reservation to see how they are coping.
By Saskia de Melker
Washington's Quileute tribe, thrust into the spotlight by the "Twilight" series,' has been struggling to reclaim land threatened by floods and sea level rise. Together with KCTS9 and EarthFix, NewsHour visited the tribe to hear their story.
Washington's Quileute tribe, thrust into the spotlight by the "Twilight" series,' has been in a struggle to reclaim land threatened by floods and sea level rise. Together with KCTS9 and EarthFix, NewsHour visited the tribe to hear their story.
Miles O'Brien examines power grid reliability in a neighborhood near Austin, Texas that uses "smart grid" technology to track - and control - its energy consumption.
Here at the NewsHour, the record heat has hit close to home. Our managing editor Tom Kennedy, for example, spent six of the last nine days of 95-degree-plus heat without power. The thermostat peaked at 90 degrees inside his Maryland…
Lack of water, "the great air conditioner", is causing unusually high temperatures and extreme weather events in the United States, Kevin Trenberth with the National Center for Atmospheric Research tells Judy Woodruff.
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
The Denver Post has been covering the fires since they first began. Here are some of their shots of the flames and the Coloradans who have been affected.
Here are some facts about the wildfires in Colorado: They've gutted 347 homes, damaged 125,000 acres and forced the evacuation of 35,000 people. Fires in the Southwest forced the closure of part of Zion National Park. Some 20,000 homes remain…
The High Park fire west of Fort Collins, Colo. is being called one of the worst fires in Colorado history. At over 296,000 acres, the wildfire still raging in New Mexico is the worst in the state's history. As…
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