Here in Colorado, the IRA has already spurred $1.76 billion in clean energy investments and has helped create over 3,500 good-paying clean energy jobs in the state, as of July 2023.
Two bills making their way through Congress could throw out more than 216,000 public comments on the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s new Public Lands Rule.
Something that contributes 53 million metric tons of carbon a year … is absolutely something that our community and every other mountain community in Colorado that relies on it not being 100 degrees every day in the summer or 50 degrees in the winter should be fighting on its face.
The Colorado Air Quality Control Commission has adopted a new rule requiring direct measurement of methane emissions at oil and gas sites, a move welcomed by environmental and local government groups, and industry.
So much harm would result from the Uinta Basin Railway, but there’s still a chance to block its construction, and it’s not a stretch to say that lives could depend on doing so.
In Colorado, Liza McConnell, Jack’s solar research farm manager with Sprout City Farms, observed that the lettuces grown with half the amount of water administered to a control plot were only a little smaller and significantly sweeter than their sun-exposed equivalents.
Air pollution from oil and gas production contributes to thousands of premature deaths and childhood asthma cases each year, according to new research.
To manage the crowds, some parks are experimenting with timed-entry vehicle reservation systems and permits for popular trails.
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is investing $161 million to restore public lands in Colorado and 10 other western states.
Colorado Farm & Food Alliance wants to create a model for bringing resources to the regions facing the most severe risk from climate change.