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The new normal for Western wildfires is abnormal, with increasingly bigger and more destructive blazes. Understanding the risks can help communities avert disaster.
Oct 31 2019 | Center News, Happenings
In three lectures at the University of Oklahoma's Carl Albert Center, Professor Cain examined the challenges of adapting to climate change in the American West.
Oct 29 2019 | ... & the West Blog
With outdoor recreation in its east and fossil-fuel resources on the west, can Garfield County develop an economy that serves both ends?
Scholars can now access a downloadable version of William Lilley III's investigation into the life of Francis G. Newlands.
Colorado cannabis growers move toward sustainable energy use; a potential wildlife corridor to help jaguars and ocelots on their cross-border journey; revisiting the plan for shellfish aquaculture in Washington state; wild burros in desert environments may be more helpful than we know; and more recent environmental news from around the West.
Oct 16 2019 | Out West student blog
Shiriel Abramson debuts her earth-inspired tap performance.
A loophole lets fishermen off the hook; wild horses are being exported to foreign slaughterhouses; two approaches to river conservation; and more recent environmental news from around the West.

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Opening once-protected national monument land to coal mining; closing Texas coal plants means cleaner air; Washington state looks to limit water bottling companies’ access to spring-fed water; the potential of printed batteries; and more environmental news from around the West.
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Internship co-sponsored by the Bill Lane Center tasks Stanford graduate student with evaluating Palo Alto's energy storage programs
Feb 4 2020 | Center News, Happenings
Calling all journalists: Apply for a Bill Lane Center media fellowship beginning February 17, 2020.