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Environment/Energy:

Drilling down: Denver tops world list for Google-searches on fracking

  Our choice of words matters in debates over fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, Sarah Gilman writes in High Country News. Whether we’re talking about an […]...

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September 18, 2014 Environment/Energy, Just In: Elections 2014

Sara Barwinski, a minority of one on Hickenlooper fracking commission

  Sara Barwinski is one of the 19 members of the new oil-and-gas task force formed last month by Gov. John Hickenlooper to address concerns […]...

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September 16, 2014 Environment/Energy, Politics, The Beats

Will Hickenlooper’s fracking commission be clairvoyant?

None of the members appear to represent the views of the activist-constituents who spent thousands of hours of their lives working for greater local regulatory control. Unless they’re clairvoyant....

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September 15, 2014 Environment/Energy, Rants, The Blogs

In first guv debate, Hick wobbles but wins the middle

Gov. John Hickenlooper had been doing well until the candidate-to-candidate cross examination period arrived a little more than midway through Saturday night's Western Slope Club 20 debates....

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September 8, 2014 Elections 2014, Environment/Energy, Politics, The Beats

AP fact-checks Gardner claim that he helped launch green-energy economy

  How to demonstrate you’re a new kind of Colorado Republican politician, that you’re not the kind of old-school Republican pol who doesn’t embrace full-range […]...

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September 4, 2014 Elections 2014, Environment/Energy, Just In: Elections 2014

NextGen targets Gardner-Koch Brother ties

  Seizing upon conversations leaked to the media this week from a secretive Southern California fundraising retreat, environmental politics group NextGen Climate released a Web […]...

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August 29, 2014 Elections 2014, Environment/Energy, Just In: Elections 2014, Politics, The Beats

Gas patch resident fracking concerns not going away any time soon

Coloradans living in the northern Front Range gas patch are moving forward with the movement to wrest greater control over drilling in their cities and towns, despite recent events....

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August 28, 2014 Environment/Energy, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Rocky Mountain Climate Watch: Who wants to visit the cryosphere?

It would be hard to do a climate change journey without visiting the cryosphere, that part of the Earth's surface which is frozen all the time. The biggest slices are at the poles, but the rest is in the...

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August 28, 2014 Environment/Energy, Rocky Mountain Climate Watch, Uncategorized

National climate news sends ripples across Colorado Senate contest

  The New York Times today reported that President Obama is seeking to circumnavigate the gridlocked Congress in an effort to “forge a sweeping international […]...

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August 27, 2014 Environment/Energy, Just In: Elections 2014, Politics, The Beats

Rocky Mountain Climate Watch: Here we go

We are amped to start our Rocky Mountain climate reporting trek with a visit to the high San Juan Mountains of southwest Colorado. ...

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August 26, 2014 Environment/Energy, Rocky Mountain Climate Watch, Uncategorized

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Climate paradox: More snow, less water?

Juggling Colorado’s already stretched water resources is going to get even tougher in the decades ahead.

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THE BLOGS

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Will Hickenlooper’s fracking commission be clairvoyant?

None of the members appear to represent the views of the activist-constituents who spent thousands of hours of their lives working for greater local regulatory control. Unless they’re clairvoyant.

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EVENTS

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An evening with Mike Keefe, cartoonist

Mark your calendars for an evening with Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Mike Keefe on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 7 to 11 p.m.

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