And why the threat to Utah's matters.
While you’re busy watching this month’s solar eclipse, students from five Colorado colleges will be recording it.
One Durango woman’s mission to protect—and eat—wild weeds.
With its Epic Promise for a Zero Footprint plan, the Colorado-based ski resort conglomerate commits to reducing the environmental impact of each of its 13 properties.
The Colorado governor also announced a slew of state-specific policies and goals to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions and combat climate change.
A total of 353 mayors, representing more than 66 million Americans, have pledged to honor their cities’ current climate goals.
The national monument designations for Canyons of the Ancients and nearby Bears Ears are up for review.
And that’s an improvement.
The Community Vision Plan for the 71-mile High Line Canal is complete—and focuses on propelling this 134-year-old trail into the future.
A new webcast shows that Mary Jane isn't the only primo grass in Colorado.
The Mile High City’s 2016-17 winter was the eighth hottest on record. Here’s what that really means.
Xcel breaks ground on a billion-dollar wind farm in Eastern Colorado.
The Gothic resident who fled civilization became an unwitting witness to climate change.
Eugenia Bone, a nationally known food journalist, cookbook author, and part-time Western Slope resident, gives an update on the continued fight against the industrialization of her community.
While we still don't know much about the freeze, many programs and services in Colorado could be affected.
CU Boulder adjunct professor David Grinspoon talks about climate change, environmental trends, and his new book, Earth in Human Hands.
Eugenia Bone, a nationally known food journalist, cookbook author and part-time Western Slope resident, asks for help in saving her community from the natural gas industry.
The Center for ReSource Conservation has launched a program to help low-income families save water, energy, and money.
As cremations surpass burials in the U.S., this Denver-based product is gaining worldwide attention.
Residential rain barrels are newly legal in Colorado. Learn why you want to use them—and how to get started.
The Gross Reservoir Expansion Project will mitigate the county's risk for drought—but not everyone is pleased.
What would happen if the Colorado River—currently supplying 40 million Americans with water—ran dry?
A look inside a local recycling plant—plus three ways you can help the process this Earth Day.
How a mining law that dates to the 1870s is limiting access to backcountry recreation trails and posing a threat to Colorado’s wild spaces.
Lie down with this dog bed—and help protect the environment.
Easier than you're making it, anyway. Here, a by-the-numbers guide to recycling in Denver.
The story behind the longest I-70 road closure in Glenwood Canyon’s history.
The Aspen Center for Environmental Studies’ Forest Forecast tool visualizes the impact of climate change on Colorado’s beautiful forests.
More than a decade ago, the federal government improperly leased portions of a pristine slice of Colorado known as the Thompson Divide. An inside look at the uncertain future of this precious landscape.
Denver's updated Climate Action Plan takes a local look at a global problem.
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