Monthly Archives: March 2014

Alchemy on the Fraser River

Architects of an pact governing Denver’s increased diversions from rivers in Grand County say less can be more through a program called Learning by Doing. Continue reading

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George Shultz at Vail Global Energy Forum

While acknowledging climate risks, Stanford’s George Shultz painted an optimistic picture for the U.S. in remarks as the Vail Global Energy Forum. Continue reading

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Three principles of climate change politics

In turns cheerful and stern, former U.S. Sen. Tim Wirth shared what about our energy story terrifies him and what makes him eager to get up in the morning. Continue reading

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Problems and promises of biomass in Colorado

Can smaller, dispersed biomass plants help reduce Colorado’s threat of wildfire while also providing a lower-carbon source of distributed energy? Continue reading

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Cannabis sales surge in Breckenridge

Based on sales of cannabis in January 2014, Breckenridge has a reasonable expectation of take in $1 million in tax revenues this year. Continue reading

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