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April 11, 2023: Colorado’s carbon capture enterprise; Dogs train for avalanche rescue

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Former Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, center, and Colorado Gov. Jared Polis, at right, prepare to speak at Global Therrmostat’s ribbon cutting at its plant in Brighton, Colorado, April 5, 2023. Company Executive Chairman Edgar Bronfman Jr. is at left. Global Thermostat is developing Direct Air Capture technology to remove carbon dioxide directly from the atmosphere.

A new product promises to help reduce the effects of climate change by sucking carbon out of the air, but there are several hurdles to overcome first. Then, avalanche rescue dogs are being trained at Steamboat’s ski resort. And, the evolution of an award-winning theater company in Boulder. Also, chronicling the lives of African Americans in the Mountain West.