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 Halfway through the summer, at least 1,585 wildfires have torched more than 431,600 acres of Colorado forest and grasslands and destroyed or damaged about 450 homes, making 2018 one of the most destructive fire seasons in history — and it isn’t over yet. The only larger wildfire season in Colora...
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Our country and our planet has a problem -- and we know how to solve it. One month from today -- on September 8 -- we will Rise for solutions! We will Rise for a transition to a clean energy economy that works for everyone. We will Rise for racial, economic, and social justice on all fronts. We will...
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  Shared from the 2018-08-05 The Denver Post eEdition  The Associated Press WASHINGTON» Even the dirt on the ground is making climate change worse, a new study finds. Plants capture massive amounts of carbon, pumping it into the soil where usually it stays for hundreds or thousands of ...
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  Shared from the 2018-08-05 The Denver Post eEdition SCIENCE Poll: Americans think NASA should focus on climate change By Riley Griffin and Justin Bachman Bloomberg News NASA’s focus should not be on the cosmos but on Earth, according to a wide-ranging Bloomberg poll of Americans’ vi...
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Time, By JUSTIN WORLAND Updated: May 30, 2018 2:56 PM  “Our goal has been to shift the zeitgeist on climate,” says Thanu Yakupitiyage, an activist at the climate group 350.org. “The way we have to frame climate is really personal. In order to talk about climate you have to talk about it with o...
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CLIMATE CHANGE CHALLENGE: GLOBAL INITIATIVE TO AMPLIFY WORLD’S BUSINESS, STATE AND CITY PURCHASING POWER IN LARGE-SCALE PUSH FOR ZERO EMISSION VEHICLE FUTURE The scale of opportunity is bigger than we’ve ever seen before as states and regions, cities, businesses and NGOs unite – bringing together g...
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Shared from the 2018-06-18 The Denver Post eEdition CLIMATE CHANGE “A different world” with global warming By Seth Borenstein The Associated Press   David Goldman, The Associated Press   SALIDA» We were warned. ¶ On June 23, 1988, a sultry day in Washington, James Hansen told Congre...
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ANTARCTICA   Ice sheet in rapid melt since 1992   By Seth Borenstein The Associated Press Shared from the 2018-06-14 The Denver Post eEdition   This photograph, taken in 2010, shows crevasses near the edge of Pine Island Glacier, Antarctica. Ian Joughin, University of Washing...
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By JUSTIN WORLAND Updated: May 30, 2018 2:56 PM ET time.com For eight years, climate change activists lobbied President Obama to address global warming with everything from stronger regulations on greenhouse gases to rejecting the Keystone XL pipeline. The efforts often — if not always — succeeded....
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Forecasters predict a 35 percent chance of an above-normal season, a 40 percent chance of a near-normal season, and a 25 percent chance of a below-normal season for the upcoming hurricane season, which extends from June 1 to November 30. “With the advances made in hardware and computing over the co...
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Shared from the 2018-05-24 The Denver Post eEdition Xcel Energy has cut carbon emissions 35 percent since 2005 and expects to surpass 50 percent by 2022, largely by retiring aging coal plants and replacing them with renewable sources. The Minneapolis-based owner of Colorado’s largest utility appea...
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This September, leaders from around the world are heading to California for the Global Climate Action Summit to talk about climate change. Just days before, thousands will take action around the country demanding their elected officials make commitments at the summit that will protect our communitie...
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Destroying Public Confidence in the EPA Pruitt is “ruling” the EPA in a manner more befitting a potentate than a public servant—operating in secrecy, silencing employees, and spending lavishly on himself. While Pruitt calls for draconian cuts in environmental programs, he has been wasting taxpayer ...
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Shared from the 2018-05-11 The Denver Post eEdition Pentagon revised report from Obama era to remove climate change references By Chris Mooney and Missy Ryan The Washington Post WASHINGTON» Internal changes to a draft Defense Department report de-emphasized the threats climate change poses t...
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Negotiators face daunting task working out fine print to fulfil pledge to limit global warming at well under 2 deg C PARIS • Front-line negotiators from more than 190 nations gathering for climate talks in Bonn tomorrow face a daunting task: bring the 2015 Paris Agreement to life The world's o...
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Countries around the world are living up to their promises to take climate action, according to new research which reveals that each one of the 197 countries currently signed up to the Paris Agreement now has at least one national climate law or policy in place. The study, released today by the Lon...
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Google has joined Apple in a growing chorus of tech giants coming out in support of the Clean Power Plan. The company filed a statement with the Environmental Protection Agency, which it has since shared with TechCrunch, supporting the Obama-era legislation.   The legislation, which sought to...
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Shared from the 2018-04-10 The Denver Post eEdition Is living near wells hazardous? Colorado study says: Living near an oil and gas well can increase your risk of cancer.   By John Ingold The Denver Post A new study led by researchers at the Colorado School of Public Health concludes that ...
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Shared from the 2018-03-21 The Denver Post eEdition MCDONALD’S TO CUT GREENHOUSE GASES THAT IT IS EMITTING The company behind the golden arches wants to get greener. McDonald’s said Tuesday that it’s taking steps to cut the greenhouse gases it emits, including tweaking the way the beef in its...
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Being close to nature is good for wellbeing, while vegetation is vital for curbing climate change, scientists say By Sophie Davies BARCELONA, March 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In a square in central Barcelona, families with young children perch at picnic tables as traffic thunders past and hi...
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