Opponents of snowmaking marched to the federal courthouse in Pasadena, California, where the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals reheard arguments in the legal battle over a plan to use treated wastewater to make snow on the San Francisco Peaks.
The Arizona Snowbowl opens tomorrow after being blanketed with several feet of natural snow. Yesterday, in Pasadena, the 9th circuit court of appeals heard arguments in the latest chapter in the ski area's longstanding legal effort to make artificial snow using reclaimed wastewater. Arizona Public Radio's Daniel Kraker reports.
Flagstaff, AZ – The red crossbill is a bird with a complicated life story. Scientists are just beginning to understand it.
Some parts of the story are simple. True to its name, this large red finch has a crossed bill. Actually, it's the tips of its bill that are crossed like cheap tweezers, all the better to pry open the scales of unripened pine cones and reach its favorite food of pine seeds.
The state court of appeals heard arguments today about whether they should require the legislative district boundaries to be redrawn. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer explains what's at issue here.
Flagstaff, AZ – The phrase carbon footprint has swept into our language as quickly as energy crisis did in the 1970s.
Carbon footprint simply refers to the amount of carbon dioxide released by the actions that support a person, a region, or a country. CO2 is the gas released when we burn fossil fuels for energy, and the one held most responsible for Earth's changing, warming climate.
How can you calculate your footprint? A quick search of the Internet will yield a number of sites that can help.