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.
Temperatures in Colorado rose by about 2 degrees between 1977 and 2006. They’re projected to go up another 4 degrees by mid-century.
The increased heat produces more ground-level ozone, forming when when emissions from cars or power plants are heated in the sun.
Rising Earth temperatures could help spread some diseases like Zika because the mosquitoes that carry them survive in more places.