User: flenvcenter Topic: Air and Climate-Regional
Category: Climate Change :: Climate Policy
Last updated: Dec 17 2018 04:50 IST RSS 2.0
 
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What’s polluting Colorado’s air? 125 million tons a year of heat-trapping and hazardous gases 19.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The air pollution that people in Colorado inhale each day comes from myriad sources: factories, cars, buildings and homes, fossil fuel facilities, cattle feedlots.
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The Trump administration’s plans for less public input, more pipelines 15.1.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Proposed environmental rollbacks would gut NEPA, allowing federal agencies to ignore climate effects and expedite infrastructure permitting.
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Philanthropy 2020: Meaningfully impacted by politics, tax law and climate change 12.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
As the philanthropic landscape continues to evolve in 2020, expect these meaningful developments: Political fundraising will challenge charitable fundraising 2020 is likely to be the most-expensive-ever U.S. political campaign year. Billions of dollars will be donated to national, state and local campaigns. It is projected that media spending alone on U.S. presidential and congressional races […]
How Madrid talks fell short on climate ambition 15.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
This year's U.N. climate negotiations in Madrid, the longest in 25 nearly annual such gatherings, ended Sunday with major polluters resisting calls to ramp up efforts to keep global warming at bay.
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Coloradans favor free trade and strong defense spending 5.11.2019 Denver Post: Business
To the degree they track U.S. foreign policy, Coloradans view global trade as a net positive, support strong defense spending and are divided when it comes to energy policy and climate change.
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AP FACT CHECK: Dems flub details on climate, guns, Syria 16.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
WASHINGTON (AP) — A dozen Democrats seeking the presidency tussled in a debate packed with policy, flubbing some details in the process.
Colorado senator who said climate is changing for the better invited to discuss climate policy at CU Boulder 8.10.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
A state senator who earlier this year claimed climate change is happening "in reverse" and "the planet is a thing that heals itself" has been invited to hold a public discussion on climate policy at the University of Colorado Boulder this week.
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Oil-gas law is a paradigm shift, co-sponsor tells those writing new rules 26.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
At the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission meeting protesters urged state regulators to halt new drilling until new rules are finished.
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The Klamath River now has the legal rights of a person 24.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A Yurok Tribe resolution allows cases to be brought on behalf of the river as a person in tribal court.
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How the Trump administration is silencing science 18.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Six ex-government scientists explain how they were made to bury climate science and why they decided to blow the whistle.
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Slowdown in Denver construction, auto sales means tighter budget 9.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Denver's proposed 2020 budget is a cautious approach to a questionable economy, Mayor Michael Hancock’s administration says.
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Methane emissions advance climate change and Trump’s regulatory rollback matters 5.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Energy scholars explain what rescinding methane regulations will mean for the climate and industry.
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Trump administration rolls back methane pollution regulations 30.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The EPA will reverse Obama-era standards intended to curb leaks of the potent gas that contributes to the climate crisis.
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Bernie Sanders touts $16 trillion climate plan in fire-ravaged town in California 23.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Sanders wants to overhaul the nation's transportation system by investing in electric vehicles, high-speed rail and expanded public transit.
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Utopic or dystopic future Bozeman? 21.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Things aren’t like they used to be in Montana’s iconic mountain town.
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Editorial: Proposed Denver pollution tax is not ready for prime time 21.8.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
A carbon tax will likely need to play some role in the future of combatting climate change, but the City and County of Denver is poorly positioned to propose a pollution tax on Xcel energy bills of commercial and industrial properties this fall.
Letters: Can the Denver City Council clear the air? (8/18/19) 18.8.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Can the Denver City Council clear the air? Re: “Pollution tax is not ready for prime time,” Aug. 11 editorial
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Kendra Black: Inexplicable exceptions, a closed door process and no goal — let’s table the Denver “pollution tax” 17.8.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
There are no specific plans, details or a budget on how the funds will actually be spent nor if and how the office will impact climate change. The proposal only affects buildings in the City and County of Denver and inexplicably has many exceptions.
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Colorado revs toward an electric car future, compelled by climate change and air pollution 15.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Compelled by climate change and air pollution, Colorado air commissioners are expected to require automakers to offer more electric models starting in 2023.
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New Endangered Species Act rules open door to looser protections 14.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The new implementation guidelines relax habitat protections and favor development.
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