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Cutting down consumption

When Laura Douglas and her family bought a new house in Northwest Denver last year, she couldn’t believe all the junk she had accumulated...

Most U.S. wildfires started by humans

Humans have more than doubled the wildfire season in the U.S. People — rather than natural causes — were responsible for 84 percent of...

Getting rid of the Harmful 7

Pesticides, trans fats, high fructose syrup: Our modern lives are surrounded by ingredients that many argue are undermining our health slowly but surely. While...

Never more important, never so dangerous

“It’s difficult to reconcile yourself to the fact it may be your last day, your last moment, you know? But my spirits are up...

We’re all gonna die

If you’re keeping track at home, the current administration’s list of budget priorities ranks “the president playing golf” a few small light years ahead...

Asking the big questions

The annual Conference on World Affairs has never shied away from difficult topics, and this year is no different. Several of the panels tackle...

Against political headwinds

After seven years as a conference attendee, in November 2015 Tim Reeser stood on Denver’s Grand Hyatt ballroom stage as a presenter at the...

A passive house takes an active stand for the environment

About an hour’s drive north from Boulder’s city center, a small cabin-like structure sits nestled tightly between three healthy Ponderosa pines. Its south face,...

One community at a time

Like an increasing number of parents these days, Harriet Shugarman, mother of two, often worries not only about how climate change will affect us...

The best possible compromise

After years of requests from the wind energy industry, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) will now be able to issue wind energy...

The women history forgot

While the world knows the name John Glenn as the first man to orbit the Earth, it wasn’t until last year’s Oscar-nominated hit Hidden...

A spoonful of drama makes the climate science go down

Tira Palmquist has written multiple plays throughout her career. Her latest play Two Degrees arose from an unlikely source: a conversation she had with...
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