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The day that Breckenridge got lucky

Breckenridge was full of people the day last summer that fire erupted in the nearby Tenmile Range. “It was scary. It was so close,” says one local resident. Continue reading

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Three reasons for optimism about climate change

A former Obama adviser says Trump’s effort to turn back the energy clock will fail because the train has left the station. He cites three reasons why. Continue reading

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The vanishing pikas of Lake Tahoe

As Bay Area sizzles, pika in mountains above Lake Tahoe are disappearing LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – Mark Twain is supposed to have said that the coldest winter he ever spent was in San Francisco. Actually, he probably said something like that … Continue reading

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Colorado’s tools for accelerating greenhouse reductions

New report by Colorado environmental groups calls for a price on carbon as one way to help achieve urgently needed reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. Continue reading

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Dark side of the moon and climate change

Science had predicted all this with precision. None of us gathered along the barbed wire fences in Nebraska had doubted it. But why so little faith in climate science? Continue reading

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A sort-of normal spring runoff in an abnormal year

Colorado’s Yampa River peaked in mid-May and the same looked to have happened in Idaho’s Wood River. But generally, peak runoff is happening now, in early June. Continue reading

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Chasing ice and chasing climate solutions in Colorado

Local climate action or higher-level policy advocacy? It’s a familiar argument, and it came up at Aspen as the Compact of Colorado Communities was launched. Continue reading

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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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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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Building climate bridges, not walls

Instead of hurling the epithet “climate denier” across the wall, the climate change movement needs to more assiduously build bridges to middle America.
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