Boulderganic

Colorado forests, they are a-changin’

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The heat of climate change has been felt with intensity here in Colorado. This summer, fires like the Waldo Canyon Fire in Colorado Springs and Boulder’s Flagstaff Fire ravaged the state. According to Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR) fellow Tim ...

Getting to ‘zero’

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Despite initiatives aggressively geared toward making Boulder earn its green reputation, the new Universal Zero Waste Ordinance, which got universal approval during a first reading in front of the Boulder City Council on May 5, suggests the community may need an ...

The future of wind energy in question

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Each year that the wind Production Tax Credit has been allowed to expire, the wind energy industry has seen major declines. This year, wind energy faces that possibility for a fourth time in the credit’s 20-year life span...

Only you can prevent West Nile virus

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With a backpack full of specialized bacteria, a force of technicians patrols Boulder-area still waters for miniature pests that can metamorphose into airborne vectors of disease...

CSU research links another disease to Flint, angering Michigan officials

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An outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease (LD) among residents of Flint, Michigan in 2014 is directly linked to the city’s water contamination crisis, according to...

Wind energy research funding; The ocean’s oxygen

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NREL will see $30 million in funding from federal government in 2017 Wind energy research, and especially the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden,...

eco-briefs

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WORLD’S FIRST “BIO-ASPHALT” STARTS TWO-YEAR TEST RUN...

Eco-briefs | Boulder engineer competing for grant to jumpstart water reserve...

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There are only five finalists left from a field of thousands of competitors in the GQ and Ketel One “A Gentleman’s Call” competition, which is handing out $100,000 to the winning business concept. Tom Rachlin, a 27-year-old engineer from Boulder, is one of the ...

Wheels, willpower and Way to Go

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Twenty-five regional companies are competing to be this year’s first annual Go-Tober smart-commuting winners. At stake: cleaner air, happier employees and $10,000 in congratulatory advertising for the top three companies...

PA announces new regulations on methane emissions; Astronomers have found evidence...

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PA announces new regulations on methane emissions Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced new rules to cut methane pollution from the oil and gas sector across...

Re-endangering gray wolves

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Wolves aren’t just back in Colorado, they’re recently back on the endangered species list—what does that mean for the state?

In conversation with PETA founder Ingrid Newkirk

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Animals are intelligent, aware and empathetic — far more than we as humans understand. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) founder and...