• 2022 Hurricane Season April 7, 2022 3:43 pm

    Researchers Predict Above-Average 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season

    Researchers are predicting an “above-average” 2022 Atlantic hurricane season, with 19 named storms and nine hurricanes expected. Of those nine hurricanes, four are expected to be major, according to the Colorado State University Tropical Meteorology Project. Dr. Philip Klotzbach, hurricane specialist at CSU, presented the forecast Thursday during the National Tropical Weather Conference. Klotzbach said the primary reason for the…

  • 2021 Hurricane Season April 8, 2021 5:12 pm

    Colorado State Researchers Predict Above-Average 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season

    Researchers are predicting an “above-average” 2021 Atlantic hurricane season, with 17 named storms and eight hurricanes. Of those eight hurricanes, four are expected to be major, according to the Colorado State University Tropical Meteorology Project. Dr. Philip Klotzbach, hurricane specialist at CSU, presented the forecast Thursday during the National Tropical Weather Conference. Klotzbach said the primary reason for the above-average…

  • Canada June 26, 2019 9:36 am

    Health Impact From Smoke Rises With More Intense Wildfires

    Climate change in the Western U.S. means more intense and frequent wildfires churning out waves of smoke that scientists say will sweep across the continent to affect tens of millions of people and cause a spike in premature deaths.

  • Facebook May 6, 2019 12:09 am

    Pets Are the Hot New Cannabis Customer as Owners Use CBD to Ease Pain and Thunderstorm Anxiety

    Some of the CBD industry’s biggest consumers aren’t even human. Dogs and cats are increasingly taking the non-intoxicating cannabis compound as their owners seek to provide relief to their four-legged friends for everything from anxiety to pain and seizures. While there’s scant data proving CBD works for any of these ailments, some people are swearing by it and more vets...

  • United States April 4, 2019 4:11 pm

    Researchers Predict Slightly Below Average 2019 Hurricane Season

    Researchers are predicting a slightly below average 2019 Atlantic hurricane season, with 13 named storms and five hurricanes.

  • Donald Trump March 14, 2019 10:15 pm

    Fact Check: How Much Will the ‘Green New Deal' Cost?

    Since the ambitious and controversial Green New Deal debuted last month, Republicans and Democrats have sparred over the cost of the measure — a nonbinding resolution that broadly outlines how the U.S. should address climate change over the next decade. But sometimes the politicians have erred in their descriptions of the proposal and the costs of climate action and inaction.

  • Donald Trump December 27, 2018 4:34 pm

    Saudi King Shakes Up Cabinet After Khashoggi's Killing

    Saudi Arabia’s King Salman issued a wide-ranging overhaul of top government posts on Thursday, including naming a new foreign minister, following international fallout from the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi nearly three months ago. He also ordered a shakeup of the kingdom’s two supreme councils that oversee matters related to the economy and security, respectively. Both councils are headed...

  • NEW YORK July 19, 2018 1:12 pm

    National Parks Get Fewer Visits When Pollution Rises: Study

    Visitors appear to be steering clear of some U.S. national parks or cutting visits short because of pollution levels that are comparable to what’s found in major cities, according to a study released Wednesday. Researchers at Iowa State and Cornell universities looked at more than two decades of data on ozone pollution at 33 parks — from Shenandoah to Yellowstone,...

  • New Mexico May 13, 2018 4:33 pm

    Teens' Experience Shows Campus Reality for Native Americans

    The experience of two Native American teenagers pulled from a tour at Colorado State University has highlighted the complications that youth from tribal communities often must navigate in mainstream settings, such as college campuses. Nineteen-year-old Thomas Gray says he and his 17-year-old brother were shocked when they were removed from the tour in Fort Collins on April 30 after a...

  • director December 7, 2017 8:05 pm

    Veterinarians Seek Permission to Research Pot Meds for Pets

    Dr. Byron Maas surveys a supply of marijuana products for dogs that lines a shelf in his veterinary clinic. They’re selling well. “The ‘Up and Moving’ is for joints and for pain,” he explains. “The ‘Calm and Quiet’ is for real anxious dogs, to take away that anxiety.” People anxious to relieve suffering in their pets are increasingly turning to...

  • Florida November 30, 2017 5:49 pm

    2017 Hurricane Season Ends Thursday as Costliest to Date

    Overall, a total of 17 named storms occurred in 2017 as 10 of those became hurricanes with six of those being classified as major hurricanes, which tied for the third most ever.

  • Africa September 18, 2017 9:22 pm

    Why Some Hurricanes Linger While Other Storms Die Quickly

    This hurricane season is showing how wild and varied storms’ life cycles can be. Most storms seem to be tracked for days while others appear to pop out of nowhere. And some just linger around. Hurricane Jose is pushing the two-week mark as it meanders off the U.S. East Coast. Lee, named a tropical storm last Saturday, is barely hanging...

  • Florida September 11, 2017 9:15 am

    Hurricane Irma Set Plenty of Records Before Weakening Over Florida

    Before crashing into Florida, Hurricane Irma set all sorts of records for brute strength as it flattened Caribbean islands and swamped the Florida Keys. Irma’s assault — so soon after Harvey’s deluge of Houston — marked the first time the U.S. was hit by two Category 4 storms in the same year. Irma hit the Sunshine State as a big...

  • JUDGE June 8, 2017 8:12 pm

    Deaf Singer Stuns ‘America's Got Talent' Judges, Brings Audience to Tears Before Earning Golden Buzzer

    When Mandy Harvey took the stage on “America’s Got Talent” carrying her ukulele, she appeared as yet another singer stepping in front of the judges to share her voice. And she did. The only difference is, she couldn’t hear it.

  • Florida April 6, 2017 2:54 pm

    Forecasters Predict Slightly Below Average Hurricane Season in 2017

    Initial projections say there will be 11 named storms forming in Atlantic Ocean between June 1st and November 30th – with four of them becoming hurricanes and just two of those being classified as major.

  • Florida November 26, 2019 9:27 am

    Forecasters Predict Slightly Below Average Hurricane Season in 2017

    Initial projections say there will be 11 named storms forming in Atlantic Ocean between June 1st and November 30th – with four of them becoming hurricanes and just two of those being classified as major.

  • Florida April 6, 2017 2:54 pm

    Forecasters Predict Slightly Below Average Hurricane Season in 2017

    Initial projections say there will be 11 named storms forming in Atlantic Ocean between June 1st and November 30th – with four of them becoming hurricanes and just two of those being classified as major.

  • Iraq March 28, 2017 4:50 pm

    Man Arrested in Connection With Vandalism at Colorado Mosque

    A 35-year-old man was being held Tuesday in connection with vandalism at a Colorado mosque, which left broken glass and Bible inside the building and led to an outpouring of support for Muslims in the hometown of Colorado State University. Joseph Scott Giaquinto, 35, was arrested on suspicion of several charges, including a crime motivated by bias, on Monday, just...

  • PRESIDENT March 28, 2017 9:56 am

    Police Investigate Vandalism at Colorado Mosque

    Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the person who overturned benches, broke windows and threw a Bible into a mosque near Colorado State University, a case they are investigating as a bias-motivated crime. Police released two clips of surveillance video that captured the vandalism at the Islamic Center of Fort Collins before dawn Sunday. In one, a...

  • Technology March 8, 2017 5:57 pm

    New Tech Could Change Food Nutrition Labels

    New smart glasses developed by researchers at Colorado State University could change how food labels are printed on boxes and cans in your local grocery store.

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