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Eco-briefs | Mars on the mind

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NASA has announced that a recent rock sample taken from Mars indicates the planet could have once supported living micro-organisms — just as the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics at the University of Colorado announced it has crossed another milestone in ...

Polluted canvases

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Sometimes we need the most literal of images to open our eyes. So it is with Kim Abeles’ art — she creates art with smog so viewers can see the dirty tracks of the way we live in clear outlines. She has enlarged often-overlooked lichen and given them eyes...

Climate change or global warming?

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More Americans say the term “global warming” is bad news than take that view when the term “climate change” is used instead, according to a recent study from the Yale Project on Climate Change Communications and the George Mason University Center for Climate Change ...

eco-briefs

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A FLOOD OF ESSAYS TO BENEFIT THE LYON’S HISTORICAL SOCIETY...

New NCAR exhibit focuses on solutions

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It’s a warm and breezy summer morning atop the hill at the west end of Table Mesa Drive, hikers set off from a popular...

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...

Eco-briefs | The dirty past of European glaciers

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The dirty past of European glaciers...

Powering Puerto Rico with solar microgrids

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During the weeks following Hurricane Maria, the category 4 storm that wiped out Puerto Rico’s electrical grid, dozens of messages flooded the email server...

A CLIMATE JUSTICE REACTION TO THE COP21 AGREEMENT

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What is the most important thing you’ve done in your life? Be a good parent to your kids? Adopt an abused animal? Be a teacher...

‘Run, Spot, Run’ explores the ethics of owning pets

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At the beginning of May, the elephants in the Ringling Brothers’ Circus performed in their last show. This comes on the back of SeaWorld...

eco-briefs

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LET IT RAIN...

Breakthrough in magnesium processing could revolutionize the auto industry

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Engineers at the University of Colorado Boulder have developed a more efficient spin on an old method of processing magnesium, and it could have...