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A fight over finances

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Every year, hundreds of delegates, activists, scientists and industry representatives spend two weeks discussing how to mitigate climate change at the Conference of the...

Coercing the clouds

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Colorado is turning to cloud seeding to beef up snowpack and meet growing water needs, including a new pilot project here in Boulder County. The...

Remembering Andy Clark of Moxie Bread Co.

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“I dream about bread,” Andy Clark, owner of Moxie Bread Co., told Boulder Weekly food editor John Lehndorff in 2016 when the bakery was just...

Chautauqua receives federal grant for fire mitigation projects

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The NCAR Fire caused thousands of people to evacuate homes and businesses on March 26. Included in the order was all of Chautauqua —...

Citizen science-led study finds ticks expanding into new terrain in Colorado

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Ticks are already commonplace in Colorado — and they’re becoming more prevalent.  But the state’s terrain can make tracking them difficult, which is why researchers...

Imagining a better world

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What does a world without fossil fuels look like?  In Colorado, natural gas, gasoline and coal still lead the way in our total energy consumption...

The billionaire’s press dominates censorship beat

Since its founding in 1976, Project Censored has been focused on stories that aren’t censored in the authoritarian government sense, but in a broader...

Boulder County’s first-ever Climate Innovation Fund distributes more than $500K in...

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Earlier this month, Boulder County announced the recipients of its Climate Innovation Fund, which is dispersing more than $500,000 to five projects addressing climate...

Forty-five pounds of fentanyl mixture seized in Longmont shows more work...

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Hidden in a pill or powder, only 2 milligrams of fentanyl is considered a potentially lethal dose. That’s the weight of a typical mosquito.  Nick...

In limbo

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Adam Sloat was on the third level of a building in downtown Boulder closing a real estate deal with clients. He remembers the wind....

A cloud overhead

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A matte-black carrying case with two heavy latches suggests something vaguely weapons-grade in the trunk of the rented Jeep. An optical gas-imaging camera is removed...

Hard rain

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Rain began to fall on the already snow-covered Yamal Peninsula, an Arctic region of northwest Siberia, in November 2013. Rain fell for the next...