climate change http://aspenpublicradio.org en Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Aspen Global Change Institute - Part 3 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/non-profit-spotlight-aspen-global-change-institute-part-3 <p>Due to climate change being a global issue, organizations like the Aspen Global Change Institute (AGCI) need to have feelers all over the country. In 2013,&nbsp;AGCI&nbsp;opened an office in Washington D.C. where Program Director, James Arnott is now based. Arnott discusses AGCI's role in the nation's capital and John Katzenberger, AGCI's co-founder and director, explains the positive steps being made in the Roaring Fork Valley.&nbsp;</p><p>Learn more about AGCI&nbsp;by visiting their <a href="http://www.agci.org">website</a>.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 16:00:00 +0000 Cornelia Carpenter 14187 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Aspen Global Change Institute - Part 3 Christmas Bird Count 2013 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/christmas-bird-count-2013 <p>Groups of people with binoculars will be counting wild birds next Sunday (12/15/2013.) &nbsp;It is part of the annual Christmas Bird Count for the National Audubon Society. &nbsp;This will be the 114<sup>th</sup> annual count and mark one of the largest and longest running citizen science efforts in the world.&nbsp; APR’s Roger Adams reports.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In the Upper Valley the count will take place inside of a defined area.&nbsp;</span></p> Sun, 08 Dec 2013 21:38:29 +0000 Roger Adams 11298 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Christmas Bird Count 2013 Book Details "Shocking Truth" about the Impacts of Climate Change on Skiing http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/book-details-shocking-truth-about-impacts-climate-change-skiing <p></p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 19:23:45 +0000 Marci Krivonen 11228 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Book Details "Shocking Truth" about the Impacts of Climate Change on Skiing Climate Change Measured on Open Spaces near Aspen http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/climate-change-measured-open-spaces-near-aspen <p>In the future, the forests surrounding Aspen will look different. Already, mountain shrubs are replacing some Aspen stands and changing the complexion of the area. &nbsp;&nbsp;This is likely due to due a warming climate.</p><p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen 10045 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Climate Change Measured on Open Spaces near Aspen Mountain Edition - November 7th, 2013 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/mountain-edition-november-7th-2013 <p>On Tuesday, most voters said “no” to big tax increases locally and statewide. A CSU political science professor says anti-tax activists are growing in their influence.</p><p>One measure that did pass taxes retail marijuana to raise money for schools. As pot becomes more available in the state, one youth non-profit is worried.</p><p>A warming climate is changing ecosystems in the Roaring Fork Valley and one local government is using open spaces to gather data on what’s happening.</p><p>A new art display at the Wyly Art Center in Basalt features the work of a self-taught painter.&nbsp; Despite being silenced by Alzheimer’s, Winifred Wyman is speaking through paint.</p><p>Also today on the Road to Sochi, Aspen native Simi Hamilton works to make the 2014 winter Olympic team. The Nordic ski racer specializes in sprinting.</p><p>That’s coming up on Mountain Edition.</p><p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 22:28:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen & Rob St. Mary 9977 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Mountain Edition - November 7th, 2013