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More harm than good with climate geo-engineering

Geo-engineering — the untested technofix that would permit the continued use of fossil fuels — could create more problems than it would solve. By masking...

Geo-engineering can stop global warming, at least in theory

Climate scientists now know that geo-engineering — in principle at least — would halt global warming and keep the world at the temperatures it...

Organic plus: Biodynamic agriculture is on the rise

Chef and farmer Eric Skokan of Black Cat Farm Table Bistro was shoveling out the duck house several years ago when he had an...

Rooting for change

When Elizabeth Black was a kid growing up in Hawaii, she spent her days running without shoes between the banyan trees, sometimes as large...

Photographer James Balog captures glaciers, before they’re gone

For almost 15 years, James Balog has dedicated his time to photographing glaciers. He’s chronicled major change — common occurrences like miles of retreating...

Butterfly Pavilion spreads its wings

Flocks of painted lady butterflies flew to Colorado last month, in what Butterfly Pavilion CEO, Patrick Tennyson, calls an “explosion” of the pollinator species....

Hydroponic systems and seed loopholes

Between Oct. 31 and Nov. 2, the 15 members of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) will meet with...

Breakthrough in magnesium processing could revolutionize the auto industry

Engineers at the University of Colorado Boulder have developed a more efficient spin on an old method of processing magnesium, and it could have...

On 50th anniversary, founders of Boulder’s open space program look to...

On Oct. 12, 1967, City of Boulder voters made history. In approving an “open space sales tax,” Boulder became the first U.S. municipality to...

Innovating investments in soil

"Is the sky really falling this time? It has fallen before — after the Holocaust and Hiroshima, the assassination of JFK, RFK and MLK,...

Changing the conversation

Kendra Tupper is out to change the conversation around sustainability. Recently hired as the first Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) for the City of Boulder,...

Preserving the past and paving the way for the future

On Aug. 17, two dozen people — some sporting dresses and white sneakers, others cowboy hats and leather boots — lumbered into an open-top wagon...
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