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Colorado climate compact moves ahead in Denver suburb

The Compact of Colorado Communities was birthed a year ago in climate-change activism in Aspen. But for its coming out party, a suburban location in metro Denver was chosen. Even so, some people believe such discussions are better held without mention of climate change or clean energy. Continue reading

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Why Aspen thinks we need another climate change group

What’s lacking in the Colorado climate story? Aspen’s city government believes it’s a network geared toward assisting internal change in local communities. Continue reading

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Big water savings in Aspen

Aspen in 1974 was seeing the need for massive expansion of water storage and treatment to accommodate population growth. Instead, it set out on a different course, one of conservation and efficiency. Per-capital use has declined from 516 gallons to 164 gallons during the last two decades. Continue reading

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