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Westbound lanes of I-70 in Glenwood Canyon to reopen after wildfire closure 24.9.2020 Denver Post: Local
Westbound traffic, on the northern deck of Interstate 70, through Glenwood Canyon will reopen Friday after a long closure because of the Grizzly Peak fire.
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Here is Newsom's plan to allow only zero-emissions car sales in California by 2035 24.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

Here are the key points of Gov. Gavin Newsom's plan to allow only zero-emissions car sales in California by 2035.

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RTD and contractors start trial in $111 million case over commuter rail crossing problems 22.9.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
RTD and the contracting team that built three commuter rail lines traded blame over costly delays and crossing-gate problems in court Monday as they opened a lengthy trial.
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4 Priorities for Climate Action and Social Equity in the COVID-19 Recovery 21.9.2020 THE CITY FIX
The COVID-19 crisis has shown how deep inequalities make society as a whole more vulnerable – providing important lessons for building resilience in an era of climate change. The people most exposed to the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting economic ...
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Local Climate Action in US Proves Resilient to COVID-19 17.9.2020 THE CITY FIX
In spite of a global pandemic and the worst economic conditions in nearly a century, U.S. states, cities and businesses are continuing to lead the fight against climate change. A new report by America’s Pledge provides crucial evidence that state ...
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Environmental remediation and infrastructure policies offer crucial opportunities for fossil fuel communities in transition 16.9.2020 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
This second report in a joint research series by Environmental Defense Fund and Resources for the Future examines U.S. federal environmental remediation and infrastructure policies that can create jobs and restore communities that have been historically reliant on fossil fuels. Daniel Raimi of RFF authored the report described in this blog post. All views expressed […]
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Local Climate Action in US Proves Resilient to COVID-19 15.9.2020 WRI Stories
Local Climate Action in US Proves Resilient to COVID-19 Comments|Add Comment|PrintIn the United States, market shifts are accelerating the transition to clean energy, including wind energy. Photo by USDA NRCS Montana/Flickr In spite of a global pandemic and the worst economic conditions in nearly a century, U.S. states, cities and businesses are continuing to lead the fight against climate change. A new report by America’s Pledge provides crucial evidence that state and local governments and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Bottom-Up Climate Action in US Proves Resilient to COVID-19 15.9.2020 WRI Stories
Bottom-Up Climate Action in US Proves Resilient to COVID-19 Comments|Add Comment|PrintIn the United States, market shifts are accelerating the transition to clean energy, including wind energy. Photo by USDA NRCS Montana/Flickr In spite of a global pandemic and the worst economic conditions in nearly a century, U.S. states, cities and businesses are continuing to lead the fight against climate change. A new report by America’s Pledge provides crucial evidence that state and local governments... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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4 Priorities for Climate Action and Social Equity in the COVID-19 Recovery 11.9.2020 WRI Stories
4 Priorities for Climate Action and Social Equity in the COVID-19 Recovery Comments|Add Comment|PrintMany on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis are also most vulnerable to climate change impacts. Photo by Omotayo Tajudeen/Pexels The COVID-19 crisis has shown how deep inequalities make society as a whole more vulnerable —providing important lessons for building resilience in an era of climate change. The people most exposed to the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting economic crisis are... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Colorado is making progress on a Front Range railway. Here’s what it will take to make it happen. 6.9.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
The idea of hopscotching between cities along the Front Range aboard a gleaming, speedy train is enticing. But here's what it would take to make that happen.
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Editorial: California is leading again on clean trucks and cleaner air 30.8.2020 LA Times: Opinion

California has taken big steps toward slashing emissions from heavy-duty diesel trucks that contribute heavily to smog, soot and planet-warming gases.

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Four reasons why investing in clean energy is essential for rebuilding the economy 25.8.2020 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
As federal lawmakers continue to debate different approaches for jump-starting our economy in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, they must also consider how the investments we make today can be designed to avoid the worst environmental, social and economic impacts of climate change in the long run. Amid much disagreement, one promising area of […]
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I-70 reopens through Glenwood Canyon after unprecedented 2-week Grizzly Creek fire closure 24.8.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado transportation officials reopened Interstate 70 through Glenwood Canyon on Monday morning following an unprecedented two-week closure of the highway due to the Grizzly Peak fire, the second largest of the four major wildfires burning across the state.
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Footwear display in Denver is solemn reminder of pedestrians killed by autos 20.8.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Seventy-six pairs of footwear, representing 76 pedestrians who were killed by motor vehicles in Colorado in 2019, were displayed side by side Tuesday in Denver to honor the dead and to remind drivers to be cautious and vigilant.
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Do Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles Make Sense for Cities? 19.8.2020 THE CITY FIX
Companies like Toyota, Nikola and H2X are doubling down on hydrogen fuel cell vehicles and positioning them as alternatives to their more popular zero-emission counterparts, battery electric vehicles. These companies and some advocates believe fuel cell vehicles could be key to ...
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North section of Colorado’s I-25 South Gap project nears completion 17.8.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Driving through the 18-mile construction zone on Interstate 25 south of Castle Rock isn't quite as harrowing these days as crews make noticeable progress on the lengthiest active road project in Colorado.
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RTD director proposes replacing armed security guards with social workers 11.8.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The Regional Transportation District would cancel its contract with a security contractor whose guard assaulted a Denver artist under a proposed resolution that seeks to remove most armed officers from trains and stations.
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India Must Plan New Strategy for Cities to Reap Full Benefits of ‘Self-Reliance’ Initiative 7.8.2020 THE CITY FIX
While announcing a stimulus package of INR 20 lakh crore ($260 billion) in his address to the nation on May 12, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged citizens to make use of the opportunity provided by the COVID-19 pandemic to ...
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3 Lessons from China’s Rocket Growth in Electric Vehicles 5.8.2020 THE CITY FIX
As people stay home and city streets turn quiet, the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the global vehicle market. While many urban experts fear a turn to personal cars in lieu of public transport, few people so far are actually purchasing ...
Ranking 41 US States Decoupling Emissions and GDP Growth 28.7.2020 WRI Stories
Ranking 41 US States Decoupling Emissions and GDP Growth Comments|Add Comment|PrintClean energy & technology, like this rancher's solar water pump, can help states decouple emissions from GDP. Photo by Lance Cheung/USDA. Between 2005 and 2017, 41 U.S. states and the District of Columbia reduced their energy-related carbon dioxide emissions while increasing real gross domestic product, debunking the myth that economic growth can only occur by compromising the health of the planet. In a new... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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