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Thursday, December 27,2012
CU, Naropa students demand more sustainable policies and practices from their schools
On Earth Day in 1970, a group of dedicated students on the University of Colorado Boulder campus did something unprecedented. They created the first-ever student-facilitated and -organized environmental center.
Thursday, December 20,2012
Students on Flight Across America learn about water in the West — by airplane
Wearing hardhats and safety goggles, a group of college students from Colorado huddle in the control room at the Four Corners Coal Power Plant in Farmington, N.M.
Thursday, December 13,2012
Deadline approaches for renewal of the wind energy Production Tax Credit
Each year that the wind Production Tax Credit has been allowed to expire, the wind energy industry has seen major declines. This year, wind energy faces that possibility for a fourth time in the credit’s 20-year life span.
Thursday, December 6,2012
Retardant chemicals on the rise in furniture, study finds
Flame retardants in U.S. furniture are on the rise, with a new study finding them in nearly all couches tested. The findings, published Nov. 28, confirm that household furniture remains a major source of a variety of flame retardants, some of which have been building up in people’s bodies and in the environment.
Thursday, November 29,2012
Bill McKibben, 350.org ‘Do the Math’ tour organize divestment campaign to decrease carbon emissions
Three figures were all author and environmental activist Bill McKibben needed to fuel his national roadshow.
Wednesday, November 21,2012
The next time you consider ways of getting rid of a pet fish, dead or alive, know that dumping it into the nearest lake or flushing it down the toilet are not valid options.
Thursday, November 15,2012
CU-Boulder scientist Tim Seastedt says climate change will affect wildfires, change forests
The heat of climate change has been felt with intensity here in Colorado. This summer, fires like the Waldo Canyon Fire in Colorado Springs and Boulder’s Flagstaff Fire ravaged the state.
Thursday, November 8,2012
Great Outdoors Colorado celebrates 20 years
Twenty years of wishful thinking by lottery ticket buyers all over the state has made all the rest of us winners when it comes to living in Colorado. For the last two decades, revenue from the Colorado Lottery has been used to build parks and trails, create open space and protect wildlife habitat.
Tuesday, November 6,2012
Innovators gather again in Boulder to discuss new, sustainable ways of living
Every autumn, people in Colorado see posters inviting them to attend something called Bioneers. They see leaflets at local coffee shops and at the Farmers’ Market. They hear people talking.
Thursday, November 1,2012
Legislation proposes to sell ‘excess’ federal lands
Environmental legislation often masquerades under other banners. Few come at it as straightforwardly as H.R. 1126, the latest incarnation of legislation to require the secretary of the interior to auction off federal lands.