User: flenvcenter Topic: Sustainability-Regional
Category: Environmental Justice :: Impacts
Last updated: Oct 21 2020 19:37 IST RSS 2.0
 
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In Las Vegas, the burdens of remote learning rest heavy on working parents 21.10.2020 High Country News Most Recent
One of the nation’s largest school districts is trying to provide laptops and Wi-Fi to more than 300,000 students.
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Boulder County lifts COVID-19 gathering limits that targeted CU students 21.10.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
University of Colorado Boulder students and 18-to 22-year-olds who live in Boulder are now under the same gathering restrictions as the rest of Boulder County, according to an update from Boulder County Public Health.
Surge in overall deaths — not just due to COVID-19 — during pandemic has hit people of color hardest in Colorado 19.10.2020 Denver Post: Local
As deaths soared across Colorado during the first six months of the pandemic, people of color died at disproportionately high rates not only from COVID-19 itself, but also from other health conditions, according to an analysis of state data by The Denver Post.
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Denver Public Schools to delay reopening middle and high schools to in-person learning 14.10.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Denver middle and high schools will continue with virtual learning into November.
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Letters: We all breathe the same air … and pollutants (10/13/20) 14.10.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
We all breathe the same air ... and pollutants Re: “Record 2020 wildfires point to dangerous trends,” Sept. 27 news story
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Guest commentary: It’s Polis’ turn to take meaningful action to protect Coloradans from eviction 13.10.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
The task force identified a pressing need for Gov. Polis to provide legal protections for Coloradans negatively impacted by COVID.
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Denver Issue 2A: Climate sales tax 8.10.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
If approved, the tax would charge shoppers an extra 2.5 cents on every $10 purchase of goods and services. Food, water, fuel, medical supplies and several other necessities would be exempt from the tax.
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Adams County Commissioner candidate Q&A 7.10.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
The Adams County Commissioner race features Democrat Evan Henry and Republican Alexander "Skinny" Winkler in District 1, Charles "Chaz" Tedesco in District 2, and Democrat Lynn Baca and Republican Phil Covarrubias in District 5
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“An embarrassment”: Trump tweet angers COVID-19 pandemic survivors 6.10.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Dizzy with a soaring fever and unable to breathe, Scott Sedlacek had one thing going for him: He was among the first people to be treated for COVID-19 at Seattle's Swedish Medical Center, and the doctors and nurses were able to give him plenty of attention.
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Colorado is one of just six states where Latinos are more likely to die prematurely than white residents 4.10.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
In all but six states, Hispanic Americans are less likely to die of potentially preventable causes than white Americans, according to a Denver Post analysis of data from the Commonwealth Fund's state health system scorecard.
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Madrid: Youth suicide is a community issue. Step up to help a kid in need. 3.10.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
At 13 my suicidal ideation began. A combination of childhood trauma, racism and homophobia wrecked my mental health. With proper help and family support, I began to heal.
College town or ghost town? Drastic measures to curb COVID-19 cast pall over CU Boulder, University Hill 3.10.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Boulder's student-dominated spaces looked like a museum to the city's pre-pandemic self -- empty academic buildings and deserted University Hill sidewalks relics to a time when COVID-19 had not altered life in this quintessential college town in nearly every conceivable way.
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Push to bring coronavirus vaccines to people in poverty faces shortage of funding, resources 2.10.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
An ambitious humanitarian project to deliver coronavirus vaccines to the world's poorest people is facing potential shortages of money, cargo planes, refrigeration and vaccines themselves — and is running into skepticism even from some of those it's intended to help most.
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Energy dominance or climate action: Trump, Biden and the fate of public lands 1.10.2020 High Country News Most Recent
In Grand Junction, Colorado, the presidential election is a choice between two distinct energy futures.
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Colorado’s plan to reduce greenhouse gases calls for more electric cars, cuts to oil and gas emissions 30.9.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
Gov. Jared Polis’ draft plan to drastically cut greenhouse gas pollution in Colorado calls for an accelerated move to electric vehicles and buses, deep reductions of methane emissions from the oil and gas industry and at least an 80% drop in emissions from electricity generation.
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Colorado shuts down Clear View Behavioral Health, will seek to revoke license permanently 29.9.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
The state of Colorado will work to revoke the license of, and has already shut down, a much-scrutinized mental health hospital in northern Colorado.
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Colorado sued over limits on size of religious gatherings during pandemic 29.9.2020 Denver Post: Local
A legal organization representing Andrew Wommack Ministries sued Gov. Jared Polis on Monday in an effort to halt Colorado’s COVID-19 public health orders that limit the size of religious and other gatherings ahead of a conference the Woodland Park ministry is holding next week.
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Once a boom town, now a ghost town. Always a hometown. 28.9.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Over generations, the Soto family has lived through cycles of mining booms and the broken promises that come with them.
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California moves to end sales of new gas-powered cars 24.9.2020 Denver Post: Business
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California will halt sales of new gasoline-powered passenger cars and trucks by 2035, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday, a move he says will cut greenhouse gas emissions by 35% in the nation’s most populous state.
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Unhealthy air quality across the Front Range should briefly clear over the weekend 17.9.2020 Denver Post: Local
Smoke from West Coast wildfires lowered air quality across the Front Range Thursday, with air pollution reaching unhealthy levels in and around Denver, Fort Collins and Greeley -- but skies are expected to clear briefly over the weekend. 
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