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Tag Archives: Climate Change

Think it’s hot now in Colorado? Just wait.

Colorado’s scorching summer of 2018 may signal a new normal. Best-case scenarios show 100-degree days becoming seven times more common in coming decades, while worst-case […]...

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July 18, 2018 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Colorado to adopt California’s vehicle emission standards as EPA considers rolling back regulations

Gov. John Hickenlooper signed an executive order Tuesday to ensure vehicles sold in Colorado meet current emissions standards even if the Trump administration decides to […]...

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June 19, 2018 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Guest Post: Trump’s evisceration of car pollution standards spells trouble for Colorado

NOTE: The Colorado Independent occasionally runs guest posts from government officials, local experts and concerned citizens on a variety of topics. These posts are meant to provide […]...

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April 5, 2018 Environment/Energy, Guest Posts, Just In, The Mix

Dust Up: The Growing Problem Affecting Snowpack and Water Supply

This story was produced by H2O Radio. Listen to the audio, or read the full story below.   Mountain snowfall around the globe is an important […]...

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January 31, 2018 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Water

Colorado Energy Office revamp clears first hurdle

Senate Republicans have renewed efforts to promote Colorado’s energy sector by making changes to the Colorado Energy Office, and this time, they are finding common […]...

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January 19, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Clouds with a Silver Lining: Seeding Storms to Boost the Colorado River

People in seven western states and Mexico rely on the Colorado River for their water supplies. As the climate warms, the mighty river’s flows are […]...

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January 2, 2018 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Water

Interior Department’s Climate Science Centers persevere

Will Badlands National Park have enough forage in the future for its bison herds? Can the Wind River Reservation manage tribal water storage to account […]...

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December 11, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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

Wiretap: The latest mass shooting comes to a small Baptist church in rural Texas

A small Baptist church in rural Texas is the latest site of a mass shooting, in which 26 have died and more than 20 were wounded. […]...

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November 6, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: Trump has definitely turned his back on Dreamers, unless he hasn’t — yet

Donald Trump, who campaigned on ending DACA, has apparently decided to pull the plug on the program that protects immigrants who were brought here illegally as […]...

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September 4, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

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7/20 Women-only dance party!

Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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Here are potential questions that could be on your November ballot in Colorado

We already know the six big questions that will be on your ballot to answer in the fall, from lowering the required age for state lawmakers to […]

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