Monthly Archives: April 2017

What to expect in our mountain forests as the climate warms

Warming temperatures have already made Rocky Mountain forests more vulnerable to disturbances, but the changes have only begun. Continue reading

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Who gains as the ski industry gets a second big whale?

Last week’s ski industry announcements by Aspen Skiing and KSL Capital Partners have implications from the Atlantic to the Pacific, both in Canada and the U.S. Continue reading

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The steady progression of C02 at Colorado’s Niwot Ridge

Colorado’s Niwot Ridge is one of the world’s best sites for measuring the alarming progression of carbon dioxide accumulations in the atmosphere. Continue reading

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Will Trump cut Amtrak service to ski towns?

If the Trump administration has its way, Amtrak will lose subsidies for its long-distance routes. At least two of those Amtrak trains roll through ski country. Continue reading

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The fallacy of Trump’s vow to restore the coal economy

Trump vows to bring back coal, but coal has lost favor for many reasons by Allen Best CRAIG, Colo. – With coal miners at his side, President Donald Trump last week signed an executive order that seeks to undo the … Continue reading

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The coming disruptions of self-driving electric cars

Having made a career out of creating disruptive technology of his own, Rutt Bridges surveys the technological disruption of self-driving and electric cars. Continue reading

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Denver’s very interesting smart city laboratories

Under the heading of smart city, Denver has much research underway that will inform homes of the future, how they connect to the grid, and even how we travel. Continue reading

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