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By Timothy Egan © The New York Times Co. Shared in The Denver Post  Over the pandemic year, people took to appreciating the renewable delights of this ragged and tortured planet like never before. In this country, many national parks saw record crowds in 2020, and 8 million more Americans...
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  By Seth Borenstein The Associated Press Humans are making Earth a broken and increasingly unlivable planet through climate change, biodiversity loss and pollution. So the world must make dramatic changes to society, economics and daily life, a new United Nations report says. Unlike past U...
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Western voters agree on many concerns, including wildfires, loss of pollinators By Bruce Finley The Denver Post A 61% majority of voters across Colorado and seven other states in the West are more worried than hopeful about nature, pointing to climate change impacts, and 57% plan to get outdoors ...
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A federal court on Monday overturned the Trump administration’s signature environmental policy, a regulation that critics said was aimed at crippling the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to enact new clean air and water protections. The order by Judge Brian Morris of the U.S. District Cour...
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Shared from the 9/24/2020 The Denver Post eEdition DEREGULATION CHALLENGES By Lisa Friedman and John Schwartz
© The New York Times Co WASHINGTON» Shared from the 9/24/2020 The Denver Post eEdition DEREGULATION CHALLENGES By Lisa Friedman and John Schwart© The New York Times Co. WA...
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Shared from the 9/6/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Veronica Penney
© The New York Times Co. Ka Young Lee, The New York Times If you take an airplane trip, can you make up for the planet-warming emissions from that flight by doing things like driving less and turning off the lights in your house...
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By Justin Wingerter, The Denver Post eEdition, July 23, 2020 The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a major public lands bill introduced by Sen. Cory Gardner, a Republican from Yuma. Sen. Michael Bennet, a Denver Democrat, was a co-sponsor of the legislation.  Great Am...
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After a pair of U.S. Senate candidates backed by the Sunrise Movement was defeated by more corporate-friendly centrists in recent Democratic primary races, the youth-led climate group's political director expressed hope Wednesday that the losses would serve as "a moment of reckoning for the progress...
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The New Yorker, By Bill McKibben, June 9, 202,  Most weeks, we talk about how to save the world, which seems the only accurate way to put it, given that we’ve just lived through the hottest May in recorded history and that the carbon-dioxide levels in our atmosphere just hit a new high, unmatc...
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Earth Protect is pleased to announce the appointment of Laurel Manley, 4th year student at Colorado State University who is majoring in Biological Science and Ecosystem Science & Sustainability. Laurel will be with Earth Protect across the summer working on content development, dissemination and...
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Apr 1, 2020 Conservation International  Editor’s note: The COVID-19 pandemic has spread around the world at lightning speed, infecting more than 900,000 people and killing more than 40,000 people to date. Protecting nature will be critical to preventing future pandemics, some scientists say. W...
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Shared from the 2/26/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Ellen Knickmeyer The Associated Press   WASHINGTON» Describing windows rattled by industrial blasts and windowsills covered in toxic ash, an African-American resident of Texas’ oil hub joined Democratic lawmakers, state offi...
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Shared from the 2/20/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Bruce Finley
The Denver Post Eighty percent of voters in Colorado and seven other Western states prioritize air, land, water and wildlife issues as key factors in electing leaders, including more than four in 10 who say the environment is v...
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Shared from the 2/11/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Diana DeGette and Gina McCarthy Given the divisiveness of our politics these days, it may seem hard to believe that protecting our environment hasn’t always been such a highly partisan issue. In fact, just a half a century ago, members of Con...
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Bad driving isn’t just unsafe. It’s expensive. Studies have repeatedly shown that personal driving habits are the single biggest factor that affects vehicle fuel consumption. Adopting new and improved driving behaviors not only makes car travel safer, it can contribute to significant savings at the ...
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The rich and powerful have made their annual descent on a small resort town in Switzerland. They're not going there to ski, but to attend the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF). The event is better known by the name of its host city, Davos. The exclusive four-day event is an opportuni...
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  Shared from the 12/29/2019 The Denver Post eEdition The Associated Press WASHINGTON» Nuclear industry hopes of one day bringing small, factory-built nuclear power plants to communities and industrial sites have cleared a first regulatory hurdle with the Trump administration, over objec...
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  Shared from the 12/29/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Mari YamaguchiThe Associated Press TOKYO» Japan on Friday revised a roadmap for the cleanup of the tsunami-wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant, further delaying the removal of thousands of spent fuel units that remain in cooling pools ...
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JULY 26, 2019   Washington, D.C. — The Trump Administration released its final management plan today for the 15% of Bears Ears National Monument it didn’t strip of monument status. It allows the “chaining” of thousands of acres of forest, and rights of way for new roads and utility lines thro...
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BY MARIANNE LAVELLE    The Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency has sidestepped the agency's process for ensuring quality and balance in its advisory committees, and numerous appointees are serving without having undergone the required federal ethics review, the Go...
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