The fourth “R”

A harsh realization

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Breaking up is hard to do

On April 10, activists protested outside JP Morgan Chase locations in Denver, Boulder, Colorado Springs and 20 other locations around the state....

Sustainable hope

With each passing day, news about the state of the environment gets more alarming. As problems get worse, it’s easy to get...

Spreading the good word of sustainability

Stewardship of the Earth is a religious tenet of almost every faith. In Christianity, mankind was given care of the Garden of Eden to...

Keeping up with climate change

Earlier this year, the City of Boulder came out with its 2017 Greenhouse Gas Inventory, and the results look pretty good: a 16-percent reduction...

Running up for air

On Wednesday, March 6, a cloud of brown haze descended upon Denver. “Highly elevated pollution levels will continue for large sections of the northern...

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...
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