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Rampell: France’s carbon tax was a disaster, but there might be a less politically fraught way 24.6.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
In France, unlike in the United States, politicians actually want to lead on this existential crisis. Their constituents know climate change is real, and they are genuinely alarmed by it.
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Colorado aviation company aims to usher in new era with electric planes 20.6.2019 Denver Post: Business
Bye Aerospace founder George Bye sees electric airplanes as a way to secure the future of the aviation industry he has devoted his life to.
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Guest Commentary: Make a carbon tax palatable to America’s struggling masses by giving it back through a carbon dividend 17.5.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
As a response to climate change, a carbon tax is immensely popular among economists from across the political spectrum, and it does have an important role to play. But it is far from sufficient, and putting a price on emissions won't work if it alienates lower- and middle-income voters.
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Guest Commentary: Be honest about the cost of renewable-fuel standards 7.5.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
New research shows that renewable-fuel mandates are an unusually expensive way to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions. The expense comes in the form of increased electricity prices, which are a particular problem for low-income consumers.
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Trump’s infrastructure order threatens local right to protect the environment 24.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Washington blocked a coal terminal under the Clean Water Act. New rules could subvert that authority.
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Colorado lets oil and gas companies pollute for 90 days without federally required permits that limit emissions 7.4.2019 Denver Post: Local
Colorado public health officials have let oil and gas companies begin drilling and fracking for fossil fuels at nearly 200 industrial sites across the state without first obtaining federally required permits that limit how much toxic pollution they can spew into the air.
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Colorado AG files brief supporting stronger vehicle fuel standard opposed by auto dealers 21.2.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser has filed a legal brief in support of stronger vehicle fuel-efficiency standards, saying the state recently adopted its own rules because the Trump administration is pushing for weaker ones.
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Get to know the Green New Deal, by the numbers 19.2.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The plan would boost the U.S. economy and eliminate fossil fuel use in ten years.
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What’s actually in the “Green New Deal” from Democrats? 11.2.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
"I think it is very important for the Democrats to press forward with their Green New Deal. It would be great for the so-called 'Carbon Footprint' to permanently eliminate all Planes, Cars, Cows, Oil, Gas & the Military -- even if no other country would do the same. Brilliant!" -- President Donald Trump, in a tweet on Feb. 9 "There are multiple doctored GND (Green New Deal) resolutions and FAQs floating around. There was also a draft version that got uploaded + taken down. There's also draft versions floating out there. Point is, the real one is our submitted resolution, H.Res. 109." -- Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., in a tweet on Feb. 9
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What killed Washington’s carbon tax? 21.1.2019 Current Issue
The curious death of 1631 and what it says about the future of addressing climate change.
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Democrats are divided over the Green New Deal 14.1.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Can newly elected progressives convince party leaders to embrace a bold climate agenda?
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Colorado’s Electric Car Dream: More charging stations, less smog and the warm embrace of renewable energy 22.12.2018 Denver Post: Local
The state of Colorado is growing more bullish on electric vehicles as it launches a plan to build more charging stations and "electrify" more of the state's transportation sector.
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Is nuclear energy the key to saving the planet? 10.12.2018 Current Issue
A new generation of environmentalists is learning to stop worrying and love atomic power.
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Colorado’s plans for $68.7 million Volkswagen pollution settlement finalized 24.3.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
Colorado has finalized plans for spending the $68.7 million the state will get in the Volkswagen emission scandal settlement.
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White House seeks 72 percent cut to clean energy research, underscoring administration’s preference for fossil fuels 1.2.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
The Trump administration is poised to ask Congress for deep budget cuts to the Energy Department's renewable energy and energy efficiency programs, slashing them by 72 percent overall in fiscal 2019, according to draft budget documents obtained by The Washington Post.
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EPA ends clean air policy opposed by fossil fuel interests 26.1.2018 Denver Post: Business
The Trump administration announced Thursday it is doing away with a decades-old air emissions policy opposed by fossil fuel companies, a move that environmental groups say will result in more pollution.
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As coal falters, a large polluter in Colorado could close its doors 10.12.2017 Denver Post: Local
A king would be nothing without his crown. And in northern Colorado, King Coal's crown is Rawhide Unit One, Larimer County's lone coal power plant and biggest polluter.
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It’s time to transition from fossil-fuel vehicles to electric 3.12.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
Merril Matthews gives another hypocritical right-wing critique of electric vehicles. He complains about government subsidies for EVs while ignoring the far more massive subsidies for fossil-fuel vehicles.
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Coal. Guns. Freedom? 21.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
How the Trump administration has seized mythologies around coal.
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Colorado’s $68.7 million from VW emissions-cheating settlement will replace older vehicles, fund electric charging stations 19.9.2017 Denver Post: Business
Colorado has begun allowing the public to have its say on how the state should slice up the $68.7 million it’s getting in the Volkswagen emissions scandal settlement.
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