Denver-based PDC Energy’s share price sagged under concerns over increased regulation, but the company has received 1,000 drilling permits in the last 10 months
Colorado School of Mines
Colorado gets $32 million to create carbon-stuffing hub underground at Pueblo
School of Mines will run tests for a regional hub to sequester greenhouse gases from the city’s big cement and power plants
Exxon drops algae research, but Colorado labs press on in hunt for green fuel
Technologies that are quicker to scale now are ExxonMobil’s focus. The Colorado labs the petroleum giant funded still see potential in algae as a biofuel.
Opinion: To regulate methane emissions, Colorado needs clear data
Simply collecting methane measurements is not enough. Getting to one accurate version of the truth is harder than it looks
Colorado School of Mines goes renewable, seeking enough solar panels — designed by students — to power its campus
The state’s premier engineering school installs $4.8 million in new panel arrays across campus to sustain its clean energy use
Opinion: Colorado must move quickly to keep pace on carbon capture
Promoting safe and secure injection of CO2 is in the public’s interest, and Colorado is poised to be central in the effort.
Colorado is more diverse than ever, but its college professors are overwhelmingly white
By Jason Gonzales, Chalkbeat Colorado In a state that’s become increasingly diverse, the professors who teach at Colorado’s four-year colleges are overwhelmingly white. Of the 3,500 professors who have tenure, just 15 of them are Black women. Another 38 are Black men. Hispanic students now make up about 20% of the state’s universities. But Hispanic […]
Pueblo’s Arkansas River levee is a Colorado gem. It’s also a reminder of the state’s deadliest disaster.
As Pueblo recently dedicated its new Arkansas River levee and recreational amenities, it also commemorated its greatest tragedy: a flood that decimated its city center and killed at least 1,000 people. What Pueblo is today is inextricably tied to that June 1921 disaster, as over the past century the community transformed the river that nearly […]
Agricultural water contaminated with “forever chemicals” could taint produce, Colorado study finds
Lettuce and other produce could soak up dangerous concentrations of the banned firefighting chemical PFAS tainting agricultural irrigation, even in areas where drinking water is already filtered for the substance, according to a new modeling study led by the Colorado School of Mines. The study proves the possibility, but does not claim real-world tests on […]
Colorado colleges want to offer more in-person classes this spring. Here’s what they learned from a tough fall.
Megan Walton would be the first to admit this semester has been hard. Maybe things are difficult because it’s her junior year — notoriously the most difficult one — or because she’s busy as a student athlete in addition to her job as a vice president for the Student Government Association. Maybe it’s because it’s […]