Colorado Climate Change News
Stories in this feed are from newspapers in Colorado courtesy of Environmental Health News.
Individuals and groups that are usually unified on environmental issues are divided over the city of Aspen's proposal for a hydropower plant in a battle that threatens to leave scars. Voters in the city of Aspen will cast ballots Tuesday on question 2C about the Castle Creek Hydroelectric Facility.
House Republicans on Wednesday released more information they said shows White House pressure in 2010 to approve federal loan guarantees for renewable-energy projects.
Should Boulder voters renew the Carbon Action Plan tax, the city plans to increase its focus on the commercial sector, which is responsible for roughly 60 percent of Boulder's energy use.
While some weather observations and climate models suggest specific global warming impacts to southern hemisphere weather patterns, a new study by the International Pacific Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa suggests rainfall will be affected by two competing factors.
A summer that started with a powerful and destructive Derecho across large parts of the eastern U.S. could end with a monster hybrid storm slamming the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast, putting a punctuation mark on six months of extraordinary record-breaking weather, including heat waves and drought.
Warming ocean temperatures during the coming decades could result in a significant shift in the distribution of phytoplankton, with as-yet unknown consequences for global climate, according to researchers with Michigan State University.
Why don’t we know more about what fracking is doing to your health and your environment? The answer to that question is complicated, a group of scientists known for their studies of the impacts of the oil and gas industry’s hydraulic fracturing said last week.
The resilience of Colorado's vaunted "new energy economy" is being tested after a series of job cuts, financial setbacks and political firestorms.
Pinpointing the rate and location of sea level rise is critical for planners tasked with adapting their communities to coastal flooding.
Even as global warming shrinks many of the world’s major ice sheets, new research suggest that the underlying topography can significantly influence how fast they retreat, and in some cases even halt temporarily during long phases of climate warming.