An international group of researchers looking at the impact of climate change on barley production concluded during very bad years, a warming climate could double the cost of a six-pack of beer in the U.S. and put the cost of a cold brewski out of reach in some developing economies, such as China. (Jeremy Martinez, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Climate change could double the cost of beer. We are not kidding.

U.S. brewers relatively safe because so much barley is grown here, but in periods of extreme heat and drought, Irish consumers could see $20 added to the price of a six-pack.

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Arizona will miss deadline for Colorado River drought plan that impacts water for millions, officials say

Missing the March 4 deadline could allow the federal government to step in and decide the rules

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Colorado’s Catholic churches will open records to independent investigator in effort to account for alleged sex abuse

Prompted by a Pennsylvania grand jury’s bombshell report last year, the Colorado effort is aimed at giving alleged victims recognition, solace. Former Colorado U.S. Attorney Bob Troyer will lead the review.

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Redstone Castle spent years in financial distress. The accountants who own it now are “a dream come true”

April and Steve Carver, also behind the overhaul of the majestic Hotel Denver in Glenwood Springs, apply their historic renovation skills to work for one of Colorado’s most storied buildings