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Macron and les deplorables

French President Emmanuel Macron returned to Paris from the G20 Summit, where he reaffirmed France’s commitment to the Paris Climate Accord, to discover a...

Governor Brown and ‘the new abnormal’

For some reason California’s outgoing Governor Jerry Brown started his Nov. 11 press conference on the state’s wildfires by calling them “the new abnormal.” Why...

The prince who read the instruction manual

The Washington press corps is shocked, shocked that Saudi Prince Mohammad bin Salman (aka MBS) may have ordered the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi, a...

Some nasty unintended consequences of Prop 112

Back in the early 1970s someone asked Colorado’s then-Senator Gordon Allott if he would favor moving the Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons plant because it...

Dems should remember guys vote too

Following the Kavanaugh confirmation, a lot of progressive pundits and Washington swampies started wondering out loud if the newly energized Republican base would stay...

CU should expand in Louisville, not on South Boulder Creek

There’s a much better place for the University of Colorado Boulder to build its putative academic village than in the mined-out gravel pit at...

Straight out of CU (and Louisville): A battery that could change...

This could be huge. Really huge. Let’s hope it is. There’s a startup company in Louisville that started registering on the radar this week. Its name is...

Floods and the city, CU edition

According to the Daily Camera, the Boulder City Council last week “voted to move forward with a flood mitigation plan that ignored expert advice,...

John Calhoun, call your office

According to a recent poll, taken over the Fourth of July holiday of all times, nearly four out of 10 likely voters are so...

Anti-fracking initiative uses, uh, unpaid petition circulators

Anti-fracking activists have got their shorts in a knot because pro-fracking activists have been shadowing some of their Initiative 97 petition circulators and urging...

Tales from Rocky Flats, and why it should stay off-limits

It’s not often that I find myself endorsing anything that the Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center has its fingerprints on, but I agree...

San Francisco’s suit against ExxonMobil goes up in smoke

Well that didn’t take long. On April 17, Boulder sued ExxonMobil and Suncor for damages stemming from global warming caused by the carbon dioxide released...
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