Phoenix, AZ – Attorney General Terry Goddard filed legal papers today to intervene in California's challenge to the denial by the Environmental Protection Agency of its authority to regulate greenhouse gases. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer explains why.
Flagstaff, AZ – New residents of the Four Corners region quickly become hobby geographers. Where Earth's bones erode into shapes too bizarre to imagine, where the planet's history dwarfs our own, curiosity stirs. Within a few seasons newcomers learn to tell arroyos from acequias, comb ridges from flatirons, and mesas from buttes.
Flagstaff, AZ – Pinyon jays have developed a special relationship with their namesake, pinyon pines. For the last 40 years scientists at Northern Arizona University have studied more than 25 hundred birds to find out exactly how this relationship works.
Flagstaff, AZ – The snow arrived in Flagstaff this year right on schedule-for a normal year. A Pacific storm system dumped 17 inches at the airport and more than 3 feet on the nearby San Francisco Peaks. But it took us by surprise, since normal years have become so rare. Just when we've learned to expect long, dry winters, it snows enough to give us hope. And if you're looking for snow in Arizona, you live on hope...