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This Colorado physicist’s gospel of energy efficiency is taking hold. But...

Amory Lovins recently traveled from his home near Aspen to talk about growing bananas at 7,100 feet in the Colorado Rockies. The house was...

Climate change is shrinking the West’s water supply

Picture a snowflake drifting down from a frigid February sky in western Colorado and settling high in the Rocky Mountains. By mid-April, the alpine...

Rep. Doug Lamborn pushes CSU to halt HIV research over fetal-tissue...

Undercover videos purporting to expose the illegal sale of human fetal tissue surfaced in July, prompting anti-abortion Republican Rep. Doug Lamborn to launch a public...

News Poem: ‘On the rocks’

I said we'd be in the protected bays where the Southern Ocean meets the most southerly continent. She said, oh. I said I thought if I paddled far enough from the ship I might hear icebergs melting. I said, they said we could hear gas escaping from the ice. I said, they said it would sound a bit like a soda can being slowly opened.

Climate-change analysts watching Colorado flood-insurance market

BOULDER, Colo. -- About a month before the floodwaters tore through town, NOAA released its climate-change report.

Colorado’s snow-starved winter raises specter of worst wildfire season in 10...

The prescribed burn that roared out of control, claiming the lives of three nearby residents and scaring hundreds of others is just the beginning of what could be a frighteningly long fire season in Colorado.

Predicted reduction in trout habitat due to climate change called ‘startling,...

Trout habitat will be cut in half in the western United States over the next 70 years if current climate change trends continue, according to a federally funded study conducted by 11 scientists from various federal agencies, conservation groups and universities, including Colorado State in Fort Collins.

Gov. Ritter to lead CSU new energy center

Outgoing Gov. Bill Ritter announced today he will become director of the Center for the New Energy Economy at Colorado State University. Effective Feb. 1, Ritter also will assume the title of senior scholar at CSU's School of Global Environmental Sustainability.

Scientists blast Colorado roadless rule even as Udall backs wildfire provisions

Some key Colorado politicians seem to like the state’s controversial roadless rule – submitted last week to the Obama administration – but a lot of scientists and environmentalists clearly aren’t convinced.

Polis CNN foil Chaffetz looks to kick college football into national...

When it comes to college football and politics, Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz knows better than most that revenge is indeed a dish best served cold; he just wishes his consumption of those dishes ate up a little less airtime on CNN’s “Freshman Year.”