Environment

Scientists identify 14 species among hundreds of mystery seeds sent to...

Mustard. Cabbage. Morning glory. Mint. Sage. That’s not a shopping list for a visit to the plant nursery. It’s five of the types of seeds...

Higher fees on Colorado oil and gas production approved amid falling...

Facing a revenue shortfall amid plummeting prices and production levels, Colorado regulators have approved a plan to increase the fees paid by oil and...

Sales tax hike to fund climate change efforts now up to...

Denver voters will decide in November whether to approve a 0.25% sales tax hike to better fund the city’s efforts to combat climate change. In...

Ariz. conservationists sound alarm over Trump pick to head public lands...

President Donald Trump’s choice to lead the Bureau of Land Management has supported mining near the Grand Canyon, livestock grazing in federally protected areas,...

Colorado’s buildings are a 6 billion square-foot climate change problem

Ask your average eco-conscious Coloradan to imagine a world without fossil fuels and greenhouse gas emissions, and you’ll likely hear a lot about wind...

Most of Colorado still in drought despite slight increase in precipitation

At least 74% of Colorado now is experiencing moderate to extreme drought conditions, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor, with over 30% of the...

Colorado’s greenhouse gas rules are still a year or more away

Clean-energy experts, environmentalists, community advocates and state officials have a long list of ideas about how Colorado can ramp up its efforts to reduce...

Gross Reservoir expansion receives final federal approval

Denver Water — which provides water to around a quarter of Colorado’s population — received final approval Friday from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission...

Net-zero emissions by 2040? Council committee advances bill to achieve ‘aggressive plan’

A proposal to increase Denver’s sales tax to better fund the city’s efforts to address climate change is one step closer to appearing on...

Colorado farmers struggle to cope with a drought that keeps coming...

It’s no fun having to water your crops at night, but for Abe Rosenberg and many other farmers across southern Colorado right now, the...

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