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Drew Litton: Denver’s high cost of…just about everything

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Opinion: Here are just 2 ideas that will reduce air pollution without punishing motorists

We all agree we need to clean the air. Let’s look for the greatest positive impact with the least adverse side effects

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Opinion: The 3 biggest contributors to our sickly air: wildfires, fracking, and auto emissions

To get them under control, take a page from Colorado’s Brown Cloud playbook

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Opinion: The air inside Colorado schools needs to be cleaned up

Better ventilation and filtering can help reduce smoke from the outside, Covid-19 on the inside

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Opinion: The science everyone needs to know about climate change, in 6 charts

With the United Nations’ climate conference in Scotland turning a spotlight on climate change policies and the impact of global warming, it’s useful to understand what the science shows.

Climate

Opinion: Colorado has a strong vision for electric vehicles. It needs stronger policies to achieve that vision

To reach the goal, the number of EVs needs to increase by 23 times by the end of the decade

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Zornio: Fact-checking Jared Polis on COVID, air quality and taxes

How the governor’s interview on Colorado Matters holds up to the facts. There has been intense debate.

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Opinion: Suncor supports all air-monitoring efforts

We want feedback from Commerce City and North Denver to improve our new monitoring system

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Smoke from faraway wildfires may be worse for Coloradans than if it came from blazes in their own backyards

Some initial studies have shown that long-range smoke may be more toxic and since one of its characteristics is that its smoky smell disappears, it is sneakier.

Health

Opinion: To clean the air, Colorado must re-think its roads, not merely fill them with electric cars

A true solution involves replacing personal vehicles with buses and bikes

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What’d I Miss?: There’s (too much of) something in Colorado’s air

Opinion

Heavy smoke from West Coast wildfires is expected to blanket Colorado this weekend

Fine particulate matter in the air will be worse Saturday than most other days this year, said Russell Danielson, a National Weather Service meteorologist in Boulder.

News

Opinion: We already have a tool that can clean the air, reduce traffic, and expand job opportunity: the bus

It’s not complicated: More buses, running more frequently

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Opinion: Electric vehicles can help clean Colorado’s air — by preventing wildfires

Climate change is fueling more wildfires, and the smoke is turning the Front Range's polluted air toxic

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Opinion: We need safer air in Colorado’s schools — but let’s be careful how we get there

Investments in indoor air quality can dramatically improve health for students, teachers, and school staff for the rest of this pandemic and the next generation.

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Colorado air quality regulators update plan to lower ozone levels and align with EPA standards

The new State Implementation Plan comes as the Front Range anticipates a downgrade in its ozone compliance status

Environment

Denver aims to raise awareness of steadily worsening air quality on the Front Range

Metro Denver has this year recorded the highest number of particulate warning days — the form of pollution exacerbated by wildfire smoke — in at least 10 years.

Health

Air pollution, asthma rates in Colorado’s San Luis Valley are a growing concern

About 14% of San Luis Valley children suffer from asthma, which is a medically significant higher number than the 12% U.S. average. Can monitoring air quality help?

Health

Drew Litton: Colorado’s Cameron Peak infection

Cartoons

Six months after historic Suncor settlement, community around Commerce City refinery still feels “exploited”

The oil company began surveying the community on Wednesday, but continued issues at the refinery have neighbors feeling skeptical

Environment
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