The retirement fund for employees of the state of Colorado has over $2.1 billion invested in fossil fuel companies, according to a new report released by the environmental advocacy group Stand.earth.
Over 100 community members joined Colorado environmental activists at a screening Wednesday of a new documentary film about the impacts of pollution from a Commerce City refinery on the surrounding community.
VAIL, Colo. — Looking up at the grassy, brown lower slopes of Colorado ski resorts these days, streaked in places with patches of artificial snow, it’s natural to wonder, what’s the point?
In September 2020, geologist Jay Temple began living part-time at an RV park just outside Westcliffe, Colorado, a small high-altitude town. Located between two sets of mountains — the craggy Sangre de Cristos and the Wet Mountains — it is a geologist’s heaven.
‘Living in a Community Polluted by Others,’ Enviro Advocacy Group Monitors Air Quality Through Collaboration
Beginning in November, an environmental justice group will distribute air-quality monitors to the residents of Commerce City and to the north Denver neighborhoods Globeville and Elyria-Swansea.
Polling released earlier this week found that a majority of Colorado voters support the significant climate spending included in Joe Biden’s Build Back Better package.
Jared Polis Can Lead the Way By Holding Oil and Gas Industry Accountable for Cleaning Up Their Messes
It’s a simple lesson we all learn as children: when you make a mess, you are responsible for cleaning it up.
‘Is It Going To Take More Tragedy for Us To Grow Up?’ CO Environmentalists React to U.N. Climate Change Report
The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a report Monday revealing, once again, the dire state of the climate crisis.
In late June, a blistering heatwave settled over the Pacific Northwest, shattering high-temperature records from California to Canada. Hundreds of outdoor laborers or those who lacked air conditioning were hospitalized for heat-related ailments, and dozens died. Portland’s transit operator suspended rail service because of heat-damaged cables, while highways in Washington were closed due to buckling asphalt.