Interior Secretary Ken Salazar's "Wild Lands" secretarial order has been praised by conservationists and Democrats, and criticized by the oil and gas industry and many Republicans.
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says the Obama Administration is close to announcing how it will move forward with a controversial “Wild Lands” policy now that Congress has stripped funding for its implementation for this year.
The Governor’s Energy Office faces an uncertain future after the loss of its main source of funding during the recent legislative session. KUNC’s Erin O’Toole talks with Boulder County Business Report publisher Chris Wood about the agency and its future.
First “conquered” by man 100 years ago, Antarctica savaged early European expeditions with its blinding week-long storms scouring an ice cap two miles thick and its record-cold of minus 129 degrees. A new book by Pulitzer Prize-winner Edward Larson describes the science and agony of polar explorer Robert Scott in this alien land. KUNC’s Peter Johnson has more.