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‘It’s Water Vapor’: More GOP Climate Denial Precedes Colorado Greenhouse Gas Bill’s Passage

In what’s become an annual tradition in the Colorado General Assembly, Democrats in the majority are spending the final weeks of the legislative session passing bills aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions, while their Republican colleagues persist in outright denial of the scientific consensus on manmade climate change.

New Roadmap Aims to Double Acreage of Conserved Colorado Lands

As Colorado faces mounting challenges associated with a changing climate – record-breaking wildfires, extreme drought and dwindling water supplies, the loss of habitat for native plants and animals – a new roadmap aims to help secure the state’s most critical natural resources by doubling the footprint of conserved lands over the next ten years.

Conservation as a Tool for Strengthening Business

A few miles south of Durango on a parcel of Florida Mesa land overlooking the Animas River, a landowner is using an increasingly popular land conservation technique to ensure a viable long-term business, combining water-efficient farming with programs to help veterans groups and at-risk youths connect with nature and find healing.

PFAS from Colorado Military Bases Contribute to Environmental Injustice | Opinion

For over a century, the U.S. Army has been plagued by the lasting consequences of its negligent use, storage and disposal of hazardous chemicals. As a result, countless troops and dependents residing on contaminated bases regularly came into contact with toxins known to trigger adverse health effects and deadly diseases.