Home The Beats Environment/Energy

Environment/Energy

CU Boulder scientist warns: Climate change is going to make Colorado’s transportation woes that...

Traffic, transit, and taxes — Colorado’s infrastructure woes have been front and center for years as the state tries to address population growth and...

Climate change report: Southwest to see more heat, water scarcity, fires and food insecurity...

This story was originally published by NM Political Report and is reprinted here with permission of the Report. Climate change is here. It’s human-caused. And it’s...

Inside Colorado’s ‘hotbed’ of wildlife conflict Documents show flawed management leads to unnecessary killings...

ANALYSIS A frozen, severed head arrived at the lab. The bighorn sheep’s horns, splattered with bright red blood, curled tightly around its face. Its open eyes...

Philanthropies to Polis: “Fund Colorado’s water plan.” John Hickenlooper's water strategy has languished without...

A group seeking to jumpstart Gov. John Hickenlooper’s state water plan is asking Gov.-elect Jared Polis to support ways to fund it. Convened by...

Guest Post: Raging California wildfires give us a taste of climate change’s deadly potential

Wildfires continued to ravage both ends of California Wednesday, claiming at least 50 lives so far, with more than 200 people still missing, while...

Dear government, pay me for my losses. Inside Amendment 74, a ballot measure that...

Imagine you are a property owner. One day, you decide you want to use your land to develop a sand and gravel operation. You...

PARCHED: Climate change and growth pushing CO toward a water crisis Gov. John Hickenlooper's...

Editor's note: This story is the latest in The Colorado Independent's ongoing series, PARCHED, which tracks Colorado's water plan and water supplies in the...
Silver Creek Elementary, in Thornton. Oil and gas operations are 350 feet away from the playground. (Photo by Ted Wood/The Story Group.)

Ask the Indy: Analyzing seven big questions about Colorado’s ballot fight over oil-and-gas setbacks...

Colorado Independent readers John Fielder and Daniel Montaño were among several who wanted us to look more closely at Proposition 112. If you have...

Keefe: Spin cycle

National Parks are warming twice as fast as the U.S. overall Climate change poses...

Climate change is having an outsized impact on national parks in the United States, according to research conducted by scientists at the National Park...