Fish Creek Road runs along the eastern edge of Estes Park, Colorado – or at least it used to. The recent record rainfall of September 2013 flooded Fish Creek proper, washing away entire segments of the roadway that runs alongside it – more than three miles of roadway, according to
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By Kari Lydersen
The public appetite for science, and by extension for science journalism, seems to be in a schizophrenic state lately. On one hand, certain political leaders/agitators and segments of the public continue to mock and demean science as a liberal-driven drain on public resources–a realm where taxpayer dollars are spent on studying the mating habits of insects or promoting the “hoax” of climate change. At the same time, the climate change crisis and the embrace of all things “green” also seems to have driven increased curiosity and interest in science, especially environment-related science among the general public.