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Climate of Resistance: Enact local fracking bans

This is the first in a three-part series of commentaries about how better regulation of the oil and gas industry should be a part...

Our future, health depends on climate action

I just wrapped up my senior year at Colorado State University. It was one defined by many challenges like the COVID-19 crisis, devastating wildfires...

Veto of environmental justice bill would be a broken promise

As young leaders in Colorado, we have seen first-hand the devastating effects of climate change. We’ve lived through increasingly brutal wildfires, which destroyed homes,...

Heading for a national park? The ‘biggest season in the history...

Leaders of a U.S. Senate panel on Wednesday extolled national parks for providing a respite during the COVID-19 pandemic but cautioned that enthusiasm for...

Our health demands action on methane

It’s time for our elected congressional leaders to step up and take meaningful action to improve our health. With just one vote, Colorado’s delegation can...

Legislative trio brings ’embodied carbon’ bill to the table

You’ve heard of climate change. Have you heard of embodied carbon? If not, you aren’t alone. When it comes to green initiatives, we often turn...

Congress warned of a ‘real and urgent’ drought crisis throughout the...

WASHINGTON — A drought crisis unfolding across the West will require short-term relief and massive, long-term federal funding to help states weather the effects...

Another dangerous fire season is looming in the Western U.S., and...

"Another dangerous fire season is looming in the Western U.S., and the drought-stricken region is headed for a water crisis" originally appeared at The...

Senate passes $5.3B transportation package backed by local governments, business groups

The Colorado Senate on Monday gave final approval to a $5.3 billion transportation-funding package, sending the bill to the state House of Representatives and...

How a plan to boost Kansas-Nebraska tourism got wrapped up in...

It started as a research project. University of Nebraska landscape architecture professor Kim Wilson asked her students in 2016 to brainstorm a way to...

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