Colorado native Paul Romer, co-winner of the 2018 Nobel Prize for Economics, speaks at a news conference at NYU on Oct. 8, 2018. He said Monday that he ignored calls letting him know he'd won the prize, thinking they were coming from spammers. (Richard Drew, AP Photo)

Colorado native studying the economics of climate change shares Nobel Prize

Paul Romer, son of former Gov. Roy Romer, won for studying the way innovation drives prosperity. He said Monday the research gives him hope that people can solve even a problem as difficult as a warming planet.

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Deep mountain snow raised Lake Mead, Lake Powell water lines. But for the first time, supply cuts loom downstream.

The Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan inked this spring is triggering “a new era” of mandatory cuts for Arizona and Nevada

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Colorado commission votes 8-1 to adopt zero-emissions vehicle mandate after three-day hearing

Colorado's adoption of ZEV rule means more electric vehicles will be on sale in the state. Commissioner Tom Gonzales voting against the rule.