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Opinion: America can afford a Green New Deal – here’s how

It's important to be realistic. So let's start by figuring out how much to spend over five years to build a greener economy.

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Coal-fired power plants are closing early and Colorado lawmakers want to ease towns’ tough transition

House Bill 1037 would let electric companies recoup money spent to build the plants while funding economic impact grants to towns losing jobs along the way

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Colorado co-op’s fight for renewable energy could upend how rural communities are powered

As fight with Delta-Montrose Electric Association heads to court -- and PUC hearing -- Tri-State announces new wind, solar projects

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Colorado power companies bet big on net-zero emissions as state debates 100% renewable energy future

Xcel, Platte River banking on lowering emissions with nuclear, geothermal and carbon capture tech, but critics argue it would be too small, too slow

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A Western Slope electric co-op’s demand for renewable energy is barreling toward a legal showdown

Delta Montrose Electric Association wants break its contract with big electric generator to get more renewable sources in the mix.

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Boulder, Pueblo could be the next cities to create their own utilities in pursuit of 100 percent renewable energy

Nine governments are moving toward having their cities powered by 100 percent renewable energy. Longmont and Fort Collins have the best chances.

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Jared Polis wants Colorado 100 percent powered by renewable energy, but talk is easier than the walk

At least 9 Colorado governments are working to wean themselves from coal and natural gas, but they say getting to 100% solar and wind power is harder than it seems.

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Colorado native studying the economics of climate change shares Nobel Prize

Paul Romer, son of former Gov. Roy Romer, won for studying the way innovation drives prosperity. He said Monday the research gives him hope that people can solve even a problem as difficult as a warming planet.