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Tag Archives: Climate Change

Trump had his say about the Paris climate accord, and Hickenlooper responded. But what will Hick do?

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper often brings smiles to the faces of activists when he talks about climate change. But what will he do in his […]...

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June 6, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Colorado mayors to Trump: We’ll take on the Paris climate accord ourselves

Following President Donald Trump’s announcement that the U.S. will pull out from the voluntary Paris climate agreement to reduce global warming, a handful of mayors […]...

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June 2, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs

Meet Jane, a climate scientist who worked in Colorado— and fled Trump’s government

The day after President Donald Trump’s unexpected victory, Jane Zelikova was “crying her eyes out” in her office at the U.S. Department of Energy in […]...

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May 31, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

Lawmakers lament they “don’t have more influence” moving state water plan forward

Two sessions have passed since Gov. John Hickenlooper rolled out Colorado’s first statewide water plan, yet lawmakers have made little progress toward the plan’s main […]...

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May 26, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Water, Water

GUEST POST: Keep on marching for clean air and for kids’ health

NOTE: The Colorado Independent occasionally runs guest posts from government officials, local experts and concerned citizens on a variety of topics. These posts are meant […]...

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May 15, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Climate change is shrinking the West’s water supply

Picture a snowflake drifting down from a frigid February sky in western Colorado and settling high in the Rocky Mountains. By mid-April, the alpine snowpack […]...

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May 15, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized, Water, Water

Four of Colorado’s top climate scientists on grief, activism and hope.

Science, they say, is a left-brained endeavor. But, in light of the People’s Climate March and March on Science over the past two weekends, The Colorado Independent sought […]...

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April 29, 2017 Civil Rights, Environment/Energy, Greene, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, Uncategorized

EVENT: People’s Climate March this Saturday

Environmental groups and social-, racial- and economic justice groups will be marching for climate action this Saturday in Denver and 11 other cities in Colorado. […]...

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April 28, 2017 Events, Upcoming Events

Colorado scientists get political for climate: “Science not silence”

For the first several blocks, Saturday’s March for Science in downtown Denver was remarkably quiet. No hey-hey’s or ho-ho’s, no calls and no responses; just […]...

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April 22, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Ahead of national March for Science, scientists reflect on proposed climate cuts

Pieter Tans was 25 years old the first time he heard about global warming. He was a student in the Netherlands, perusing a bookstore, when […]...

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April 21, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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Dance like independent media depends on it!

We at The Indy aren’t big on rubber chicken dinners. But we love to dance. Join us on the evening of Friday, July 14th to […]

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News poetry: Fracking elegy

Cracks in the pavement cracks in the wall— where do I go if my house cracks like a duck egg? Where do mule deer and black bears, elk and prairie dogs […]

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