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Photographer Brian Kaiser captures the joy of this niche winter sport

The United Nation’s latest scientific assessment on climate change is clear: it’s here, it’s impacting everyone, and it’s dangerous. Is there anything we can do?

As the planet warms, wine regions like Napa are being forced to make some major adaptations. But that’s also presented opportunities for innovation.

Climate expert Daniel Swain explains how a convergence of climate change, urban sprawl, and extreme weather fueled the costliest wildfire in state history

Yes, things are very bad, but there are some glimmers of hope for making meaningful progress

Heather Hansman shares the books and films that have helped her slow down and reflect amid the turmoil of 2021

The Outside contributing editor’s latest release was the November pick for the Outside Book Club. We spoke with her about the appeal of chasing powder and the many crises facing the ski industry.

In her new novel, the award-winning author takes an especially pessimistic view of the climate crisis—but this isn’t the time to give up

With increased coastal flooding and erosion, climate change is harshing California’s mellow vibes. Officials say it’s time to retreat from the shore altogether. Residents want to stay and fight. Paul Kvinta reports from the front lines of a pitched battle, where geologists and millionaires are squaring off, and friendly fire between surfers isn’t so friendly.

New research places a short timeline on the future of snow across the western United States

After COP26, a writer considers whether leaving the fate of the planet in the hands of world leaders is the right way forward

Outside contributing editor Heather Hansman’s new book is both a critical take on the ski industry and love letter to its skids

The climate crisis has affected every corner of the country, including many of the places we once fantasized about moving to for a better quality of life

The grandeur of the Great Salt Lake stopped Brigham Young in his tracks and inspired John Muir to jump in for a swim. Yet now it’s in danger of disappearing, sucked dry by agriculture, climate change, and suburban lawns. Many Utahns would just as soon pave it, but as Bill Gifford learned during a yearlong exploration, there’s beauty and natural splendor here that deserves to live on.

The acclaimed author’s latest release is the October pick for the Outside Book Club. We spoke with him about the book, climate anxiety, and the father-son relationship

Colorado’s John Hickenlooper has straddled the divide between industry and the environment. Now the U.S. senator is trying to create a climate-oriented voting bloc comprised of outdoor enthusiasts.

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