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By Dave Marston Writers on the Range The good news these days about Farmington, New Mexico, is that the air looks clear. That’s a huge change. For 60 years the air was dingy, polluted by two, enormous coal-fired power stations in nine units that produced 3,723 megawatts of generation — enough to ...
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By Natasha Frost The New York Times Deep in rural Western Australia, Pilbara Minerals’ vast processing plant looms above the red dirt, quivering as tons of a lithium ore slurry move through its pipes. The plant turns the ore from a nearby quarry into spodumene, a greenish crystalline powder that ...
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Federal officials praise proposal, though will it save enough water? By Conrad Swanson This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. All seven states in the Colorado River Basin now agree on an apparent short-term breakthrough in negotiations to save water from their drying region and it’s enough of a consensus for fe...
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By Ana Swanson The New York Times WASHINGTON>> For decades, a group of the world’s biggest oil producers has held huge sway over the American economy and the popularity of U.S. presidents through its control of the global oil supply, with decisions by OPEC determining what U.S. consumers pay...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo welcomed a pair of Amur leopard cubs last Wednesday, adding to the population of one of the most endangered species in the world. Amur leopards have been on the list of critically endangered animals since 1996 and are the rarest of big cat species, with only 100 or so estimate...
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By Aldo Svaldi This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. The U.S. Department of Energy announced a $150 million investment in the National Renewal Energy Laboratory during the dedication on Monday of a new research laboratory designed to help the country reach net-zero emissions by 2050. That is a goal the Biden ad...
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Here are comparisons to put metric in context By Conrad Swanson This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. While state and federal officials, farmers and the heads of Native American tribes work intensely to conserve water from the drying Colorado River, one term appears more often than probably any other: the acre...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
  By Motoko Rich, Lisa Friedman and Jim Tankersley The New York Times HIROSHIMA, Japan>> In theory, the world’s largest industrialized democracies have agreed to stop using fossil fuels within a little more than a quarter-century and to switch to new sources of power such as solar and ...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
By Matthew Brown and Camille Fassett The Associated Press ROLLING HILLS, Wyo.>> Criminal cases brought by U.S. wildlife officials for killing or injuring protected eagles dropped sharply in recent years, even as officials ramped up issuing permits that will allow wind energy companies to kil...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
           POWER PLANT EMISSIONS Stephanie Arcusa and Klaus Lackner The Conversation The U.S. government is planning to crack down on power plants’ greenhouse gas emissions, and, as a result, a lot of money is about to pour into technology that can capture carbon dio...
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Posted by on in Lakes/Rivers/Wetlands
    Trillions of gallons lost annually By Seth Borenstein The Associated Press WASHINGTON>> Climate change’s hotter temperatures and society’s diversion of water have been shrinking the world’s lakes by trillions of gallons of water a year since the early 1990s, a new study find...
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By BRUCE FINLEY |  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  | The Denver Post PUBLISHED: May 18, 2023 at 1:24 p.m. | UPDATED: May 18, 2023 at 5:17 p.m. Once reviled widely as a nuisance, the millions of miller moths migrating through cities along Colorado’s Front Range this week in...
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Posted by on in Green Products/Services
By Neal E. Boudette The New York Times Not long after buying a Ford E-Transit van for his plumbing business in November, Mitch Smedley sat down with some receipts and a calculator to figure out how much the electric vehicle was saving him on fuel expenses. A few minutes of number crunching showed...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
IN BRIEF U.N.: Likelihood of hitting warming limit is growing There’s a two-out-of-three chance that the world will hit a key warming limit temporarily within five years, the United Nations weather agency said Wednesday. But it likely would be only a fleeting and less worrisome flirtation with th...
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Posted by on in Lakes/Rivers/Wetlands
By Conrad Swanson This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Billions of gallons of water are rushing this week out of the Blue Mesa Reservoir on Colorado’s Western Slope, through the Black Canyon of the Gunnison and ultimately into the Colorado River. For the first time in a few years, Colorado has had enough wate...
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Posted by on in General Environment
  Environmentalists saw missed opportunities but some victories By Noelle Phillips This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Everyone agrees Colorado is in crisis when it comes to air quality, but finding common ground on how to solve the problem proved to be difficult during the 2023 legislative session. ...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
           By Matthew Brown The Associated Press BILLINGS, Mont.>> The Biden administration wants to put conserving vast government-owned lands on equal footing with oil drilling, livestock grazing and other interests, according to a top administration officia...
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  By Megan Ulu-Lani Boyanton This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Jessica Littlefield and Oswald Duarte’s hobby farm in Calhan is a place where sheep roam, horses run, chickens flock — and, soon enough, where shrimp will swim. “We are giving it a shot,” said Littlefield, co-owner of Rocky Mountain Shri...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
LEGISLATURE Bills dealing with insurance, building codes, helicopters passed during recent session By Seth Klamann This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Gov. Jared Polis signed a suite of wildfire prevention and recovery-related bills Friday, clearing the way for the state to stand up a new emergency insuranc...
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By Conrad Swanson This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. You might have felt the symptoms before: A pit in your stomach, panic, existential dread, hopelessness, disenfranchisement, frustration and even anger. Greenhouse gases are seeping into the atmosphere, warming the planet. Polar ice caps are melting, raisi...
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