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Get to know the Green New Deal, by the numbers The...

Not long after Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., was elected last November, she began gathering support for a “Green New Deal,” mobilizing young climate activists...

Rep. Lamborn: Dems’ support for green energy plan shows lack of...

WASHINGTON -- Colorado Rep. Doug Lamborn thinks his young Democratic colleagues are naive for pushing for a “Green New Deal” to combat climate change. The...

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...

Debate over fossil fuels or renewables imperils funding for state energy...

The money necessary to continue most of the operations of the Colorado Energy Office, which has been instrumental in promoting non-fossil fuel energy for...

How an obscure statewide race could change the way Colorado’s top...

  You might wonder: What’s a University of Colorado regent? And why do I care? The balance of power on the board of Colorado’s flagship university...

Xcel Energy blasted for burying bill to up small-scale renewable energy...

Backers of a bill that would have prompted the study of a “feed-in-tariff” program in Colorado to connect renewable energy generators to the grid say the state’s major utilities quietly killed the legislation in committee last week because of their “continuing love affair with fossil fuels.”

Boulder lets Xcel franchise deal lapse while city explores greener energy

BOULDER – After failing to reach an agreement with Xcel Energy that would adequately reduce the city’s reliance on fossil fuels, the Boulder City Council this week guaranteed the city will allow a 20-year Xcel franchise agreement to expire at the end of this year by voting not to put the issue on the November ballot.

Ritter talks up clean energy at peak-oil confab, takes heat from...

Even as Gov. Bill Ritter was touting Colorado’s “New Energy Economy” at the 5th annual Association for the Study of Peak Oil and Gas-USA...

Keeping Energy’s Golden Goose from Becoming a Golden Noose: Part Two

The rest of the Rocky Mountain West needs to learn from Wyoming's love affair with fossil fuels. Here's why: The economic and political pressure...

Keeping Energy’s Golden Goose from Becoming a Golden Noose: Part One

Buck McVeigh has a bumper sticker that he uses in the presentations he makes as administrator of Wyoming's Economic Analysis Division. The bumper sticker...