Monthly Archives: January 2016

Revenant, facts and fictions

Two new movies filmed in the Rocky Mountains a year ago have been released, and both feature great amounts of violence in depicting the American frontier. There’s both fact and fiction in these films, but the facts are absorbing enough. Continue reading

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Cory Gardner and the carbon tax

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner of Colorado should start his re-election campaign now by getting behind a tax on carbon. Those who have already reached this conclusion include Bill Gates and former Secretary of State George Shultz. Continue reading

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Carbondale carbon tax

If residents approve in April, the former coal-mining town of Carbondale, Colo., will become one of the first U.S. municipalities to adopt a carbon tax. Continue reading

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Colorado’s legislative green agenda

Colorado legislators have a limited appetite for an ambitious green agenda this session, but expect bills about drilling and the Clean Power Plan. Continue reading

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Road after Paris climate agreement

In a session called the Road after Paris, four Coloradans told inside stories from the climate change negotiations but agreed that the hard work now returns to state and local governments.
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Top 10 stories of 2015

From Chinese in Yellowstone to Durango’s discolored river and Whistler’s shrinking glacier, 10 big stories in mountain resort towns of the West in 2015 and why they mattered. Continue reading

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