Amid economic turmoil and a worsening water crisis, there’s no sign that people in Colorado and other Western states are backing off their long-held support for the conservation of public lands, a new poll shows.
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New Climate Bill Targets Net-Zero Emissions in Colorado by 2050
A wide-ranging package of new proposals to tackle climate change from Democratic state lawmakers would step up existing statutory goals to target full decarbonization of Colorado’s economy by 2050.
States That Limit Business With Banks That Boycott Fossil Fuels Could Pay High Cost, Study Says
Republican state policymakers’ efforts to boost fossil fuels by prohibiting their governments from doing business with companies that take sustainability into consideration has the potential to cost states millions, according to a study released Thursday.
Water Managers Across Drought-Stricken West Agree on One Thing: ‘This is Going To Be Painful’
If Western states do not agree on a plan to safeguard the Colorado River — the source of the region’s vitality — there won’t be enough water for anyone.
Bees Face Many Challenges – and Climate Change is Ratcheting Up the Pressure | Opinion
The extreme weather that has battered much of the U.S. in 2022 doesn’t just affect humans. Heat waves, wildfires, droughts, and storms also threaten many wild species – including some that already face other stresses.
The Colorado River Is Stretched Beyond Its Limits – Several States Must Find a Solution
The Colorado River flows south nearly 1,500 miles from its headwaters in the Rocky Mountains, through falls, deserts, and canyons, to the vibrant floodplains of a vast delta in Mexico and the Gulf of California.
Climate Change Heats Up Colorado Governor Race
Republican gubernatorial candidate Heidi Ganahl stated that she would address climate change by increasing the state’s carbon footprint and getting “oil and gas workers back to work.”
The Moral Imperative to Tackle Climate Change | Opinion
The U.S. is about to supercharge our move to affordable clean energy with passage of the Inflation Reduction Act.