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Monday, December 1,2014

SeaWorld sinks deeper

Student activist encourages school to cancel field trip

By Amanda Moutinho
Eighth-grade field trips are not usually a cause of ethical dilemmas. But this year at Alexander Dawson School in Lafayette, the itinerary was questioned by 13-year-old student Phoebe Goldstein. Every spring the school offers a variety of educational trips to both domestic and international destinations.
Monday, December 1,2014

Saving forests not enough

Seasonal swings in temperatures and CO2 levels are evidence of agricultural advances and population explosion tilting nature’s balance

By Tim Radford
Researchers believe they now know why global warming has begun to announce itself both in annual rises in temperature and in the seasonal records of carbon dioxide in the northern hemisphere — the same seasonal variation in atmospheric chemistry...
Monday, December 1,2014

Demonized science

New book argues climate change messengers are seeing unparalleled attacks

By Tim Radford
According to a new book by veteran environmentalist George Marshall, thousands of abusive emails — including demands that he commit suicide or be “shot, quartered and fed to the pigs, along with your family” — were received by climate scientist...
Monday, December 1,2014

Deadly Force, in Black and White

A ProPublica analysis of killings by police shows outsize risk for young black males.

By Ryan Gabrielson, Ryann Grochowski Jones and Eric Sagara/ProPublica (Hannah Birch and David Sleight/ProPublica)
One way of appreciating that stark disparity, ProPublica’s analysis shows, is to calculate how many more whites over those three years would have had to have been killed for them to have been at equal risk. The number is jarring – 185, more than one per week.
Monday, December 1,2014

GMOs: Boulder County’s November surprise

By Paul Danish
Every Democrat on the ballot in Boulder County won in Boulder County. Mark Udall and John Hickenlooper each got more than two-thirds of the votes cast in their races in Boulder County. Jared Polis got more than three-fourths. Almost all of the proposals involving tax increases in Boulder County and Boulder County cities passed.
Monday, December 1,2014

America’s good food movement

By Jim Hightower
I’m talking about the growing movement of small farmers, food artisans, local retailers, co-ops, community organizers, restaurateurs, environmentalists, consumers and others — perhaps including you.
Wednesday, November 26,2014

Brewing battle

Grocery stores want voters to let them sell full-strength beer and wine, but is that really a good idea?

By Hudson Lindenberger
There is a fight brewing that could become one of the biggest ballot issues in 2016.  After failing five times to get legislative approval for sales of full-strength beer and wine in the last
Wednesday, November 26,2014

Same language, new story

BMoCA exhibit on Romanian painting a rare look into a dark world

By Elizabeth Miller
Among the anachronisms likely to linger in former Communist-bloc countries, where borders were closed and travel limited for half a century, one might not expect to find figurative painting. But for a
Wednesday, November 26,2014

More than just along for the ride

Program to drive veterans to medical appointments seeing continued growth

By Elizabeth Miller
S ometimes, they trade war stories — from Vietnam, Guadalcanal, Korea, Japan. Sometimes, they just sit in the silence. Once, they sang. When Gary Jones opens his car door to drive veterans t
Wednesday, November 26,2014

A gypsy in the snow

A wounded dog in Manitoba, Canada finds a new lease on life and a new home on the Front Range

By Caitlin Rockett
Dusk was falling on the tiny town of Churchill, Manitoba. It was the first day of November, and a 15-passenger van was trundling along the outskirts of town. The van was carrying a group of adventure
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