Monthly Archives: December 2017

Report finds zero-net carbon in northern Colorado very doable

Platte River Power Authority purchased wind power in 1998, a first in Colorado. Now, it is studying whether it can attain zero-net carbon. It looks doable. Continue reading

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Why Neil Armstrong matters in carbon arguments

We should remember John Kennedy’s audacious goal of a moon-shot whenever we wonder how we will possibly meet these goals of carbon-dioxide reduction. Continue reading

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How millennials pushed Park City to climate goals

Utah’s Park City has what may be the most ambitious carbon reduction goals, the result of a grassroots push by millennials. Why did elected officials agree? Continue reading

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Will high-pressure ridge leave Rockies high and dry?

Could high-pressure ridge in the Pacific give ski towns in Rockies a dry Christmas? Also, a disturbing link to melting ice in the rapidly warming Arctic. Continue reading

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Utah’s Summit County aims for deep carbon reductions

Donald Trump vows to bring back coal, but a former Vietnam War pilot is leading an effort in Utah’s Summit County to radically reduce it in his community. Continue reading

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Autonomous vehicles and the last-mile problem

An autonomous or self-driving vehicle was unveiled at Pena Station Next in Denver. Elected officials predicted it will be an answer to a long-standing problem in public transportation. Continue reading

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