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Environment/Energy

Lake Mead

How best to share the disappearing Colorado River Seven Western states must rewrite the...

As early as 2020, hydrologists forecast that the level of Lake Mead, the largest reservoir on the Colorado River, could drop low enough to...

What the 2018 farm bill means for the West Lawmakers see hemp legalization and...

After a long journey through the Senate and House agriculture committees, the 2018 farm bill is expected to clear the president’s desk soon. The bill, which...

Feds set urgent deadline on Colorado River drought plan Interior Dept. to Arizona and...

LAS VEGAS – Reforming western water policy has always been an exercise in political maneuvering, stop-and-start negotiations and bureaucratic delays. Progress comes slowly and...

As Trump administration skips U.N. climate talks in Poland, CSU delegation steps up to...

Shelby McClelland and Nycole Echeverria had just gotten off the plane from Denver to Katowice, Poland. The two Colorado State University graduate students had...

Xcel Energy wants to deliver carbon-free electricity by 2050. Can capturing power plant emissions...

As Xcel Energy executives announced their vision of delivering zero-carbon electricity by 2050 in Denver on Tuesday, they may have also revived a long debate over the viability...

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...