Posted inOpinion, Opinion Columns

Opinion: COVID opened the door to new energy thinking. We haven’t stepped through it

Our energy production systems are vulnerable to shocks. Energy demand radically shifted early in the Covid-19 pandemic while global oil prices plummeted. The Texas super storm shut down much of the state’s electrical grid in 2021. These shocks, at least in theory, present opportunities to restructure current energy production systems, invest in energy transitions to […]

Posted inColoradans, Education, News, Technology

Writing a term paper on a cell phone? For Colorado college students forced off campus by coronavirus, that may be the best option.

Haley Colling hunkers down in the Auraria Library just about every weekday, often relying on the library’s computers and internet connection to complete her homework. With a broken laptop and a weak internet connection at home, the Metropolitan State University of Denver sophomore depends on the campus’ technology to keep pace with her academics. That […]

Posted inCOVID, Education, Health, News

Is Colorado College the first of many Colorado schools that will cancel in-person classes as coronavirus rages?

As the new coronavirus threatens to wreak havoc on businesses and tourism across Colorado, it’s already proving immensely disruptive to colleges and universities in the state. Several institutions are weighing whether to close their campuses. Others are canceling travel for employees. And nearly all are telling their professors to prepare to move classes online. Colorado […]