In Colorado’s climate change hot spot, the West’s water is evaporating

Outlet: Anchorage Daily News

Anchorage Daily News: Winters in the Northeast are less cold, but experts cannot say yet whether a warmer Atlantic Ocean is driving it. Western Colorado is experiencing a feedback loop, according to Colorado State University senior scientist Brad Udall, because there is less soil moisture to absorb the solar energy and transfer it to the air through evaporation.