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Tag Archives: Drought

Analysis: What a new report on climate science portends for the West

The complexity of climate change means it’s hard to trace simple lines from cause to effect in daily life, much less plan for the future. […]...

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November 13, 2017 Environment/Energy, High Country News, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix

PARCHED: Why Colorado could use a big drought.

There’s nothing like a drought to turn everyone’s attention to water conservation. Colorado’s last major drought was from 2001 to 2002. It wasn’t the length […]...

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June 22, 2017 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix, Water, Water

The wine industry’s battle with climate change

Winery owner Brent Helleckson’s hands flew among his budding grapevines, pruning off bits of cane as a spring breeze ruffled the plastic tape keeping the […]...

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May 2, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

How a plan to save southeastern Colorado went off the rails

This story originally appeared on High Country News.  Steve Wooten stands on a low ridge overlooking the Purgatoire River and the yellowed grass and red rock […]...

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December 25, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Path forward is murky in Hickenlooper’s final water plan

Gov. John Hickenlooper has made public Colorado’s first statewide water plan. Though the document is intended to save the state from a looming water crisis, […]...

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November 20, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Make a splash: Comment on Colorado’s water plan – by Thursday

Attention Colorado: We may disagree on many things in this square state. But we can all agree that we need — and love — our […]...

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September 16, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

The iffy fate of the Colorado River

On paper, the Colorado River is just fine. In reality, maybe not. It all has to do with the water levels in two reservoirs that […]...

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August 27, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Homebrew: Windfarm wars in El Paso County

Windy case NextEra Energy Resources and El Paso County both tried to stop a lawsuit from irate property owners trying to dismantle The Golden West Wind […]...

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July 22, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Homebrew: Cherry Creek School District beefs up security after controversy takes unsavory turn

Food fight Della Curry was kitchen manager at Dakota Valley Elementary School until getting the boot in late May. She says she was fired for giving […]...

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June 22, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized, Wiretap

Can more plumbing save Colorado’s water?

When Colorado’s tourism marketing gurus wanted to show the world what the state is all about, they used television spots evoking the powerful call of wild […]...

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May 28, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

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Don’t miss: Citizens’ Climate Lobby Energy Speaker Series

Members of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby are proud to offer their Monthly Energy Speaker Series, an opportunity for learning and community engagement on the important […]

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The Stapleton Foundation nixes the S-word from its name

The Stapleton Foundation is dropping the word “Stapleton” from its name in response to residents’ growing frustration that their northeast Denver community honors the memory […]

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