Eco-Briefs

Eco-briefs | Coffee production could be shaken by climate change

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The world’s most consumed coffee species, Arabica, could be pushed to extinction in the wild in 70 years by the hand of climate change, according to a new study...

Eco-briefs | Colorado Bioneers turns 10

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Bioneers, a gathering of environmental visionaries who offer practical solutions to the most pressing environmental and social issues of our time, will celebrate its 10th year as a Colorado satellite forum Nov. 9-11 at the University of Colorado Boulder campus...

Eco-briefs | Boulder engineer competing for grant to jumpstart water reserve...

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There are only five finalists left from a field of thousands of competitors in the GQ and Ketel One “A Gentleman’s Call” competition, which is handing out $100,000 to the winning business concept. Tom Rachlin, a 27-year-old engineer from Boulder, is one of the ...

Eco-briefs | Bag fees not just for airlines anymore

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In an effort to reduce the amount of paper and plastic bags used in the city, Boulder City Council approved an ordinance that requires shoppers to pay a 10-cent fee for each paper and plastic bag they use at the grocery store. The fee includes paper and plastic bags ...

House votes for increased oversight in energy loans

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The Republican-led House of Representatives passed the ‘No More Solyndras’ Act in a 245-161 vote Sept. 14. The act requires...

Solar energy program creates opportunity for low-income families in Lafayette

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Energy bills are no small matter for families with low income. According to a study by the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity, these families have gone from spending 12 percent of their after-tax income on energy costs in 2001 to 21 percent in 2012. ...

Rally to protest dolphin hunting Aug. 31

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In 2009, the documentary The Cove released onto the world the story of a small town in Japan where dolphins were being herded into a shallow, hidden cove to be hunted and captured. The film won an Academy Award and acclaim at Sundance. But this year, on Sept. 1, the ...

Not so fast, EPA

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Amid mounting criticism against a proposed copper mine in Bristol Bay, Alaska, a group of independent environmental scientists are crying foul at an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) assessment of the prospective project...

Battle cry issued from 180,000 opponents of Pebble Mine

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BATTLE CRY ISSUED FROM 180,000 OPPONENTS OF PEBBLE MINE...

Monumental messaging

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MONUMENTAL MESSAGING...

Save Monsanto now!

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SAVE MONSANTO NOW...