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Anti-fracking activists: Give us back local control

Hundreds of activists and families from across Colorado gathered in Thornton Saturday to protest hydraulic fracturing near schools and neighborhoods. Braving gray skies and frigid temperatures, demonstrators used...

CU regents signal they’ll do nothing that matters about climate change

The University of Colorado this month provided a great lesson on the difficult question of how best to address climate change. It came not...

Wiretap: Deporting the border kids; ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby

  There's a crisis on the border. Unaccompanied children, mostly from Central America, are being smuggled into southern Texas. As the New York Times reported,...

DeGette expresses ‘extraordinary frustration’ as GOP House leaders reject payroll tax...

Republican Colorado congressional members joined their House colleagues today in blaming the Senate for failing to pass a long-term extension of unemployment benefits and a payroll tax break, but senior Denver Democrat Diana DeGette scoffed at that notion on Tuesday.

GOP inclusion of Keystone XL in payroll tax bill dubbed ‘most...

Colorado and national environmental groups today were sharply critical of congressional plans to accelerate a White House decision on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline as part of a deal to extend payroll tax relief and unemployment benefits.

VIDEO: Environmental groups, Native Americans join Occupy Denver

Occupy Denver not specific enough in its demands for you? How about this: Stop the Keystone XL pipeline? Or this: Stop global warming?

Despite State Department green light for Keystone XL, pressure on Obama...

Protesters remain undaunted by a U.S. State Department decision Friday giving preliminary approval to the controversial Keystone XL pipeline meant to pump tar sands oil from Alberta, Canada, to the Gulf Coast of Texas.

Pro-pipeline Heartland Institute, once backed by Koch, refutes No Tar Sands...

A legislative specialist with the Chicago-based Heartland Institute says activists protesting the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline from Alberta, Canada, to the Gulf Coast of Texas may be sincere in their intentions but have “a clear misunderstanding of the functioning of markets.”

McKibben’s ‘largest act’ of climate change protest on XL pipeline to...

A caravan that environmentalist and renowned climate-change writer Bill McKibben calls the “largest collective act of civil disobedience in the history of the climate movement” will roll through Boulder and Denver next week to protest the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline from Alberta, Canada, to the Gulf Coast of Texas.

Obama accused of stalling on Colorado oil shale but fast-tracking Wyoming...

While critics on the right have accused the Obama administration of moving too slowly on the still-unproven potential of oil shale on Colorado’s Western Slope, observers on the left say the White House has been pushing too fast on an agenda promoting Wyoming’s Powder River Basin coal and tar sands oil production in Canada.