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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Colorado Springs’ downtown creek has long been viewed as a blight. Then one man started catching trout in it.

Colorado Springs is one of only a few remaining Front Range cities without a creek or river being regularly used for recreation. “There’s so many opportunities," said Alan Peak.

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No more missed opportunities: Effort to document women’s tech contributions gets start in Colorado

Ruthe Farmer, of Lafayette, has gathered teachers, technologists and developers to build a virtual timeline of computer science

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Illegal voting conviction in small Colorado town that prompted call for federal investigation is overturned

Marie Rossmiller was convicted last year of voting in the wrong precinct of tiny Pitkin. In May, a judge ruled that the case had been improperly handled by a lower court.