Boulderganic

Sharing abundance

As projections call for continued population growth in Colorado — adding the equivalent of another Denver by 2050 — current residents bear witness to...

Striving for a more equitable food system

Seemingly every day Netflix adds a food documentary, another farmers’ market opens and more restaurants offer farm-to-table fare. While some obvious improvements are being...

A hidden province of volcanoes in West Antarctica may accelerate sea...

Hundreds of volcanoes could be hiding beneath almost 2,000 meters of solid Antarctic ice, an area twice the size of Texas, according to data...

U.N. calls lethal Brazil dam burst a crime

The latest Brazil dam burst happened on Jan. 26 in the town of Brumadinho in the central state of Minas Gerais, less than a...

A fitness tracker for the planet

For 26 years the Earth Guardians have been working to amplify the voices of the world’s youth in the environmental and social justice movements....

A quarter-century of environmental reporting and no end in sight

Boulder Weekly has always made environmental reporting a top priority. Looking back through our archives paints a striking picture of just how much has...

Lost in the wake

Wind doesn’t abide by state lines or other human-made boundaries. Air moves fast or slow depending on atmospheric conditions, but when its kinetic energy...

What’s the greenest way to heat your home?

Every winter since 2011, when Ross Williamson bought his south Boulder home, he’s struggled to keep warm. “I couldn’t get it above 65 in here,...

Changing lives with freshwater access in South Africa

When Norman Mthethwa arrives back to his village in South Africa, he’s got a tight schedule and a lot of work to do. After...

Energy-efficiency means grid- independence for Boulder couple

When the Fourmile Canyon fire destroyed David and Emily Takahashi’s home in 2010, they had no idea that they were starting down a long...

Amendments to Boulder County’s Land Use Code approved

On Dec. 13, at a near-empty board meeting at the Boulder County Courthouse, proposed amendments to the County’s Land Use Code got the rubber...

More countries opt to phase out oil production

A growing number of governments are choosing to phase out oil production, reasoning that cutting the availability of fossil fuels can help cut the...
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