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Reader’s view: Ed Gillespie’s anti-carbon-tax politics are “seductively simple”

Judy Weiss, a volunteer member of Citizens' Climate Lobby, wrote a response to former Republican National Committee chair Ed Gillespie's opinion piece, "Reader’s view:...

Reader’s view: Former GOP chief says embracing a carbon tax would...

Ed Gillespie, a former Republican National Committee chairman, was the GOP nominee for the United States Senate in Virginia last year. He wrote this opinion...

Wiretap: A Republican speaks out on climate change

Bush Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson compares the coming "climate crash" to the credit bubble that burst in 2008. Paulson should know. He was there.

Railing against ‘stealth’ carbon tax, Carroll makes no mention of subsidies

Conservative Denver Post columnist Vince Carroll Wednesday underlined a move by new state House GOP leadership to do away with the energy part of...

Xcel seeks nearly $180 million rate hike to cover coal-fired Comanche...

Xcel Energy’s rate-case hearing before the Colorado Public Utilities Commission runs through the end of the week, with some wags saying the state’s largest...

IREA bets on coal over iffy natural-gas prices despite looming carbon...

The volatility of natural gas prices causing a major production downturn on Colorado’s Western Slope is exactly why William Schroeder Jr. of the Intermountain Rural Electric Association says the state’s largest co-op spent $366 million on a new coal-fired power plant.

Carbon-fee Ballot Initiative Powers Ahead

A local group will pursue a 2008 carbon-fee initiative. Polling indicates strong Colorado voter support for a modest fee to reduce carbon emissions and...

Two Groups Urging Colorado Carbon Fee Initiatives

Two different strategies to try to raise the price of carbon emissions in Colorado to fight climate change.With considerable fanfare, more than 200 leading...

Group considers “carbon tax” strategies

A group working to reduce Colorado's greenhouse gas emissions will explore three market-based alternatives for potential presentation to voters during either the 2008 or...

Carving the Cost of Climate Change

In 2005, the United States emitted about 7 billion tons of the most prominent greenhouse gas, carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Colorado produced about...