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    By Angela Charlton The Associated Press SOULAINES-DHUYS, FRANCE » Deep in a French forest of oaks, birches and pines, a steady stream of trucks carries a silent reminder of nuclear energy’s often-invisible cost: canisters of radioactive waste, heading into storage for the next 300 ...
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  By John Flesher and Tammy Webber The Associated Press MONTICELLO, MINN. » Silflower was among native plants that blanketed the vast North American prairie until settlers developed farms and cities. Nowadays confined largely to roadsides and ditches, the long-stemmed cousin of the sunflower...
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By Katie Langford Daily Camera University of Colorado Boulder and United Nations Human Rights will cohost the inaugural Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Summit on campus next fall, bringing international leaders together in Boulder to address climate change as a human rights crisis. While...
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  Proposal includes millions for electric school buses, air quality monitoring, green buildings By Conrad Swanson The Denver Post Facing record levels of ozone pollution along Colorado’s Front Range this summer, and likely in summers moving forward, Gov. Jared Polis wants to spend nearly ha...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
  By Marion Renault © The New York Times Co. Geographically speaking, it would be almost impossible for this bird to get any more lost. A rogue eagle popped up Wednesday in eastern Canada — about 4,700 miles away from home. For months, the Steller’s sea eagle has been tantalizing North Amer...
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Posted by on in Ocean/Seas/Coastlines
  By MarÍa Verza, Christina Larson and Victoria Milko The Associated Press PROGRESO, MEXICO » When a rotten egg smell rises from the mangrove swamps of southeast Mexico, something is going well. It means that this key coastal habitat for blunting hurricane impacts has recovered...
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Posted by on in Environmental Heroes
  By Alan Fram and Zeke Miller The Associated Press WASHINGTON » President Joe Biden on Saturday hailed Congress’ passage of his $1 trillion infrastructure package as a “monumental step forward for the nation” after fractious fellow Democrats resolved a months-long standoff in their ranks to...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
By Joe Neguse and Dan Gibbs Guest Commentary Last year’s record-setting wildfire season in Colorado was a wake-up call. The Cameron Peak and East Troublesome Fires, which burned nearly 400,000 acres combined, threatened homes, businesses, wildlife, and local water supplies. In the wake of these f...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
  By Ellen Knickmeyer The Associated Press GLASGOW, SCOTLAND » John Kerry is everywhere and on the move at a fateful U.N. climate summit. President Joe Biden’s envoy at the talks in Glasgow, Scotland, Kerry steams from side talks with U.S. rivals China and Russia that painstakingl...
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    Some have been “putting pressure on our administrators to have the campus do the right things” By Bruce Finley The Denver Post Colorado State University student Kaydee Barker rides buses or her bicycle for transport, buys only used clothing, and eats vegetarian local food — aligni...
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Students join U.N. climate summit     Some have been “putting pressure on our administrators to have the campus do the right things” By Bruce Finley The Denver Post Colorado State University student Kaydee Barker rides buses or her bicycle for transport, buys only used clothing, and ...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
  By Seth Borenstein The Associated Press While conducting research in Greenland, ice scientist Twila Moon was struck this summer by what climate change has doomed Earth to lose and what could still be saved. The Arctic is warming three times faster than the rest of the planet and is on suc...
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  By Brad Plumer and Lisa Friedman © The New York Times Co. GLASGOW, SCOTLAND » More than 40 countries pledged to phase out coal, the dirtiest fossil fuel, in a deal announced Thursday at the United Nations climate summit that prompted Alok Sharma, the head of the conference, to p...
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Posted by on in Environmental Heroes
By Mary Clare Jalonick The Associated Press WASHINGTON » The $1 trillion infrastructure plan that now goes to President Joe Biden to sign into law has money for roads, bridges, ports, rail transit, safe water, the power grid, broadband internet and more. Here’s a breakdown of the bill: ...
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  Some have been “putting pressure on our administrators to have the campus do the right things” By Bruce Finley The Denver Post Colorado State University student Kaydee Barker rides buses or her bicycle for transport, buys only used clothing, and eats vegetarian local food — aligning her a...
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Posted by on in Sustainable Development
Businesses, partners working to restore nature to RiNo, Five Points In Denver, CO  By Judith Kohler The Denver Post Jevon Taylor’s goal as a clothes designer and retailer goes beyond selling shirts and sweatshorts, just as his reasons for promoting the “greening” of the Five Points neighborh...
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By Luis Andres Henao and Jessie Wardarski The Associated Press POINTE-AUX-CHENES, LA. » On a boat ride along a bayou that shares the name of his Native American tribe, Donald Dardar points to a cross marking his ancestors’ south Louisiana burial ground — a place he fears will disappear. He point...
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  By Frank Jordans and Jill Lawless The Associated Press GLASGOW, SCOTLAND » World leaders promised to protect Earth’s forests, cut methane emissions and help South Africa wean itself off coal at the U.N. climate summit Tuesday — part of a flurry of deals intended to avert catastrophic globa...
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By Matthew Daly The Associated Press WASHINGTON » The Biden administration on Tuesday launched a wide-ranging plan to reduce methane emissions, targeting a potent greenhouse gas that contributes significantly to global warming and packs a stronger short-term punch than even carbon dioxide. The pl...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
Wildlife advocates, scientists sued after 2018 status change   By Matthew Brown The Associated Press BILLINGS, MONT. » U.S. wildlife officials have agreed to keep federal protections in place for the snow-loving Canada lynx, under a court settlement approved Monday by a judge in M...
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