Monthly Archives: February 2014

Climate crisis and Rosa Parks

Big changes happen at the grassroots level. Rosa Parks and others helped spark the civil rights movement. The climate crisis needs similar grassroots heroes. Continue reading

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Whistler’s changing climate and energy shift

Whistler Blackcomb has benefited from the warming climate even as it has made itself more resilient to declining snow. But it remains vulnerable.
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Posted in Aspen, Climate change, Energy, Hydroelectric, Renewable Energy, Ski areas, Skiing, Sustainability, Whistler Blackcomb | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Savages, stalkers and sports mascots

Another school debates whether it’s appropriate to use “Redskins” as a mascot. Truth be told, mascots would be better if creative and original. Some are. Continue reading

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Colorado public-private partnership in spotlight

Colorado’s first public-private partnership for highways has been getting pushback in the U.S. 36 corridor. But the political bedfellow are somewhat surprising. Continue reading

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