Boulderganic

How to save the economy and climate together

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The warnings are stark. With the COVID-19 crisis wreaking global havoc and the overheating atmosphere threatening far worse in the long...

Pro tips on physical distancing from the nonhuman world

Humans are a social species, and physical interaction keeps us healthy. Or, as the late Bill Withers wrote, “The city really...

Guess what: It’s no longer ‘appropriate or necessary’ to regulate mercury...

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On April 16, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ruled that it was no longer “appropriate and necessary” to regulate coal-fired power plants...

In conversation with PETA founder Ingrid Newkirk

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Animals are intelligent, aware and empathetic — far more than we as humans understand. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)...

Nature bats last

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The coronavirus pandemic has made humans think a lot about animals. Take, for instance, the deluge of foster home applications that...

Social distancing seen from space

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It’s Monday around noon, and from space Boulder appears eerily quiet. The red brick of Pearl Street Mall is clearly visible,...

Stop and smell the roses

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It’s springtime in Colorado, and as the trees, flowers and other plants around us leaf and bloom, will we take notice?...

Hard out here for a pup

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Where animal shelters are concerned, the news from cities hardest hit by COVID-19 was bleak: “More dogs in shelters will be...

The ignorance of mainstream media

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While climate change coverage in mainstream broadcast news has grown in recent years, people of color, women and even scientists are...

Hurdles of hemp plastic

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The current demand for eco-solutions to modern waste issues has generated a swell of green business opportunities.  Companies...

Climate research struggles to find funding

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With the crisis of global heating now widely recognized as one of the most challenging issues facing the world today, you...

Plastic roads?

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At the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) campus, there is a 250-foot stretch of road that’s unlike any other in...