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Tag Archives: Carbon Dioxide

Colorado’s new Public Health and Environment director still hedging on climate change science

Colorado’s new Public Health and Environment director still hedging on climate change science

In the end, after some false starts and rhetorical meandering, the question was simple: Do you believe that carbon dioxide is a green house gas and contributes to climate change and therefore poses a serious health threat to humans? Al...

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February 4, 2011 Environment/Energy, Health, Politics, Top Stories
Enviro group claims Obama making Bush look good on coal mining

Enviro group claims Obama making Bush look good on coal mining

Recent lease approvals and signs that the Obama administration is falling in love with the nation’s coal industry have Jeremy Nichols of New Mexico’s WildEarth […]...

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April 6, 2010 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Conservation group asks EPA to yank Xcel permits for coal-fired plants

Conservation group asks EPA to yank Xcel permits for coal-fired plants

Conservationists aren't waiting for Xcel Energy to remake its coal-fired power plants along the Front Range to reduce smog ahead of an expected emissions clampdown by federal regulators....

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April 6, 2010 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Groups across Colorado plan for ‘International Day of Climate Action’

Groups across Colorado plan for ‘International Day of Climate Action’

More than 60 Colorado climate actions are planned for Saturday, which has been dubbed the 2009 International Day of Climate Action by the grass-roots environmental […]...

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October 19, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Study: Estonia a stark example of environmental hazards of oil shale

Study: Estonia a stark example of environmental hazards of oil shale

Looking for further evidence that oil shale production is — or at least should be — a nonstarter on Colorado’s Western Slope until oil and […]...

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July 27, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Poll: Coloradans Support Carbon Emissions Reduction Fee

Poll: Coloradans Support Carbon Emissions Reduction Fee

Group will try to put initiative on the 2008 ballot that would raise energy costs but reduce Colorado emissions. A poll shows strong voter support […]...

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January 29, 2008 Environment/Energy
Science Sunday: Catch CO-2 — Carbon Dioxide from Fires

Science Sunday: Catch CO-2 — Carbon Dioxide from Fires

Forest fires can emit a lot of carbon into the atmosphere — but there may be little that can be done about it, thanks to […]...

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November 4, 2007 Environment/Energy
Group Ponders Carbon Tax Initiative (+Poll)

Group Ponders Carbon Tax Initiative (+Poll)

In an effort to make a major reduction in the state’s contribution to global warming, a group of Colorado activists are considering an initiative to […]...

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June 27, 2007 Environment/Energy

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7/20/18 The Red Tent

Red Tent Bazaar Fundraiser for The Colorado Independent Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and laughter to benefit The […]

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How much each candidate for governor raised from inside Colorado in 8 charts

It’s time to take another look at where gubernatorial donors are coming from— in terms of geography at least. We examined this topic last month, […]

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