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Tag Archives: Climate Change

Wiretap: Trump has definitely turned his back on Dreamers, unless he hasn’t — yet

Donald Trump, who campaigned on ending DACA, has apparently decided to pull the plug on the program that protects immigrants who were brought here illegally as […]...

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September 4, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Money for water: A pilot project wins over skeptical farmers and ranchers

PINEDALE, WY – When Freddie Botur, 45, whose ranch spans 72,000 acres outside of Pinedale, Wyoming, first heard about a program that was paying ranchers […]...

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August 31, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized, Water, Water

Wiretap: Harvey moves on from shattered Houston, bringing more devastation to Gulf Coast

As the sun finally showed up in Houston, Harvey made a second landfall on the Gulf Coast cutting across southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana. One […]...

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August 31, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

PARCHED: Anticipated tab for state water plan doubles in less than two years

Implementing Gov. John Hickenlooper’s ambitious water plan likely will cost at least twice what the administration projected. When releasing the statewide strategy in 2015, James […]...

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August 11, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Water, Water

Wiretap: The problem we’re facing with North Korea is not that Kim is a ‘crazy fat kid’

Now that North Korea has launched an ICBM that could reach Alaska, and possibly Hawaii, the biggest concern should not be that its leader, Kim […]...

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July 6, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

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

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Leadership at the League of Women Voters in Colorado split over redistricting campaign

The president of the League of Women Voters of Colorado, a nonpartisan voter education group that lent its name and credibility to a revamped campaign to […]

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