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Climate Inaction: How Colorado’s landmark emissions law went up in smoke

This is part 2 of the three-part series "Climate Inaction," which examines the troubled relationship between Gov. Jared Polis and a landmark climate action...

Climate Inaction: Delays and disappointment mark two years of Colorado’s clean-energy...

This is part 1 of the three-part series “Climate Inaction,” which examines the troubled relationship between Gov. Jared Polis and a landmark climate action...

Respect for the environment is a universal moral value

By Elizabeth Fuhr First, our economy discreetly sacrificed Black and Latino communities to pollution, as with the Suncor oil refinery spewing hydrogen cyanide gas in...

Colorado releases climate action ‘roadmap’ for meeting emissions targets

It will be “no small task” to meet the greenhouse-gas emissions targets enacted by Colorado lawmakers in 2019, Gov. Jared Polis’ administration said in...

Climate change will kill more people than COVID-19

Smoke first filled my home two months ago. For once in the Mile High state, inhaling isn’t the answer. Most days my weather app now...

Federal judge boots William Perry Pendley from BLM acting director role

A federal judge in Montana has ordered that conservative firebrand William Perry Pendley should not lead the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, saying that...

EPA’s methane rollbacks will adversely affect the health of all Coloradans

By Patrick Hager Have you noticed Colorado’s air quality in recent weeks? Many of us have been forced to shelter indoors, away from the haze...

Democratic-aligned ethics group calls for transparency from Gardner over wife’s oil...

A Democratic-aligned ethics watchdog group is raising questions about whether Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner has personally profited from oil and gas companies whose interests...

Colorado wildfires: Latest updates on active 2020 fire season

Major wildfires have burned an area of more than 618,100 acres (not including the Mullen Fire, which has burned mostly in Wyoming) across Colorado...

Sweeping federal protections inch closer for 400,000 acres of western Colorado...

Four long-standing efforts to protect tracts of public lands in western Colorado are closer to becoming law after Democrats in the state’s congressional delegation...

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