Coronavirus

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Coronavirus has led to a boom in single-use plastics. NREL is launching a new effort to upcycle them.

Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette was in Golden for the groundbreaking where he pledged the Trump administration’s support for renewable energy efforts, despite proposed budget cuts

Coloradans Primary category in which blog post is published

A Colorado county asked residents to share their coronavirus stimulus money. The response was overwhelming.

Haxtun and Holyoke bridged the social distance of the Eastern Plains, raising nearly $120,000 to help 29 Phillips County businesses in need during Colorado’s COVID-19 shutdown

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Homelessness in Denver is obvious, but the never-ending work to solve it is harder to see

It could take months to find someone housing. And in that time, hundreds more who are newly homeless or new to Denver have arrived.

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

5 new insights into Gov. Jared Polis’ coronavirus response and how COVID-19 is affecting Colorado

The Polis administration was called before state lawmakers on Tuesday to talk about its spending and policy decisions around the pandemic

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado students may shuffle school districts during coronavirus, leaving a financial mess in their wake

Gov. Jared Polis, education advocates and some state lawmakers anticipate a spike in families utilizing Colorado’s open-enrollment process, which allows them to join any school district throughout the state

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado’s struggle to improve school vaccination rates shows the challenges ahead for a coronavirus vaccine

Before the pandemic hit, the state finally pushed its kindergarten vaccination rate above 90%, but access to health care and pockets of resistance are still issues

Trump’s order to extend unemployment benefits could cost Colorado $31.1 million a week — money it doesn’t have

Meanwhile, the state’s unemployment trust fund will run out of money this month while there are still nearly 311,000 workers receiving jobless benefits

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Namaste Noir: A Colorado yoga co-op seeks to diversify, heal racialized trauma

A growing body of research asserts that racism and discrimination may be playing a larger factor than previously thought in elevating risks for obesity and chronic conditions such as heart disease, diabetes and cancer among people of color. Can yoga help?

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

Introducing The Colorado Sun’s column on jobs, unemployment and hiring: What’s Working?

A new weekly and temporary guide from The Colorado Sun to get those who have a job and those who need one through the pandemic