In his weekly newsletter, Republican Rep. Cory Gardner of Colorado’s 4th Congressional District lauded last week’s passage by the House of the Energy Tax Prevention Act aimed at preventing the U.S. EPA from regulating greenhouse gas emissions under the Clean Air Act.
Fossilized coral reefs more than 2 million years old are providing some clues about how global warming may affect existing reefs.
Two days after a conservative group filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Denver challenging Colorado’s renewable energy standard, Colorado Sen. Mark Udall introduced a bill with his cousin Tom Udall, D-N.M., to establish a national RES standard.
Environmental groups trying to compel the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to mitigate the climate change impacts of coal mine methane are encouraged by today’s BLM decision to reconsider approval of a mine expansion on Colorado’s Western Slope.
The beetle epidemic that has killed trees on millions of acres in western North America isn't the ecological disaster it is often portrayed to be, a senior forest scientist with The Wilderness Society said Monday.
Global warming is reshaping forests throughout Colorado and across the West, scientists and public-land managers agreed at a symposium Friday, leaving foresters at pains to deal with a landscape that could look very different in the future.
U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., helped lead last week’s GOP onslaught against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency despite polling in his district showing two-thirds of his constituents feel “Congress should let the EPA do its job.”
If Rep. Cory Gardner and a group of Republicans in Congress get their way, the Environmental Protection Agency’s role in regulating greenhouse gases such as ozone may change.
Former Vice President Al Gore will be in Aspen in February to attend what’s believed to be one of the first major public symposiums linking global climate change to the deteriorating health of forestland in the American West due to ongoing insect infestations and the growing threat of wildfire.
Just as Colorado's utility regulators are forging ahead towards a cleaner energy future, the state is poised to export record amounts of dirty coal, while simultaneously importing dirty electricity generated by a huge new coal-fired power plant to be built in southwest Kansas.