University of Colorado ecologist Alan Townsend admits more dialogue is needed to ensure everyone has a say in resolving problems.
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Health giant Kaiser Permanente is investing heavily in renewables and other green measures, like energy efficiency and waterwise landscapes. Many Colorado-based companies are following suit.
Denver Water wants to take more water out of Grand County's Fraser River. Environmental groups are split over how to approach the issue.
Trump has called global warming a hoax and he criticized wind and solar power as "so expensive." That leaves hope for renewables resting on state policies.
On immigration, energy policy, and health care, John Hickenlooper says Colorado will continue to chart its own course, regardless of the presidential election.
A Greeley neighborhood group says Colorado's oil and gas regulators didn't follow their own rules to accommodate the community's concerns.
It's an old saw that "water is for fighting over," but an expert in the Southwest says when Colorado River states have had to save water, they've actually thrived.
Conservation groups praised the decision, while the oil and gas industry called it overreach.
One of the worst recorded droughts in human history has stretched water supplies thin across the far-reaching Colorado River basin, which serves 40 million people.
Phillip Taylor, the founder of Mad Agriculture, wants to use fly larva to convert Boulder's food waste into protein for animals. Doing so could alleviate the need for unsustainable fish meal.
The U.S. Air Force is poised to spend $2 billion to clean up synthetic chemicals that have contaminated soil and groundwater across the U.S.
Unlike other seed laboratories, which search for a more productive food web, CSU's lab has another purpose: To study how U.S. wild plant species adapt to climate change.
The 150,000 gallon spill from a storage tank happened October 12, and the city says it entered a wastewater treatment plant.
In lieu of criminal prosecution, a spokesperson said a report will be prepared for the EPA’s top leadership to review.
The closure of Squirrel Creek Wildlife Rescue means there's only a single rehabilitation center treating small mammals, songbirds and waterfowl between Colorado Springs and the Wyoming border.