To meet ambitious 50% reduction by 2030 requires tougher limits on fossil fuels, more free transit and denser land planning.
State officials are all in on making Pueblo, Yuma and other areas into carbon-capture hubs, for jobs and revenue. But neighbors of the smokestacks don’t want more carbon under their ground.
Colorado is falling for a federal infatuation with a technology that is distracting us from the renewable energy sources we actually need.
Biochar Now explains how smoldering wood into charcoal might take a small bite from climate change
New machine to draw carbon from air in Brighton may be North America’s largest effort, in VIP launch. But is there a “moral hazard”?
A pioneering carbon capture company wants to take the climate change fight to northeastern Colorado by gathering 350,000 tons of carbon dioxide a year from ethanol fermentation at plants in Yuma and Sterling and injecting it into underground wells. Carbon America announced the project Thursday with Sterling Ethanol and Yuma Ethanol, in apparently the first […]
When Daniel Fullmer founded Tierra Vida Farm in 2015, he had two main priorities for his two-acre plot nestled at the base of the rugged San Juan Mountains: soil health and profitability. “Within the current paradigm of input-based agriculture, where nationally we rely on a tremendous amount of fertilizers and pesticides, we use the soil […]
The Colorado Public Utilities Commission has filed a protest with federal regulators seeking to block the bid by the power provider for rural electric cooperatives to jump from state to federal oversight. The proposed switch by Westminster-based Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association is “procedurally unsound, premature, incomplete and jurisdictionally problematic,” the PUC said in its […]
Walking toward the western edge of his farm, Marcus McCauley pauses to roll a cigarette, lighting up before jumping the fence dividing his property west of Longmont from the neighboring farm. A coyote walks across the far end of the 120 acres, traversing a patchwork landscape of exposed dirt and low greenery, pocked with prairie […]