World-renowned choreographer Karole Armitage is recognized for bringing non-traditional elements to the stage with her radical modern dance pieces. The performance tonight at Macky Auditorium will be no exception, as the dancer and her company, Armitage Gone! Dance, present Fables on Global Warming. ... More >>
Since the terribly destructive Black Forest and Royal Gorge blazes, which were brought under control last month, wildfires haven't made nearly as many headlines in Colorado. But with a couple of substantial fires ongoing in Western Colorado and the summer heat at its most intense, the danger isn't o ... More >>
Is Denver International Airport in the dark? The airport will be celebrating touchy-feely Earth Hour tomorrow, turning off lights between 8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 23. The black-out includes the illuminated DIA sign along Pena Boulevard, the illuminated sign marking the Jeppesen Ter ... More >>
Governor John Hickenlooper is just back from the National Governor's Conference in Washington, where he did not talk about drinking fracking fluid, as he had during Senate testimony two weeks ago. Hick's quip about his sip of frack fluid made headlines, but there are at least six Colorado drinks we' ... More >>
With Democrats controlling both houses of the Colorado Legislature, Governor John Hickenlooper should have lots of common ground with lawmakers. But one topic is already creating cracks in any consensus: fracking. Hickenlooper has asked for a single set of state regulations that would govern the sta ... More >>
In this week's feature, "Sun Burn," we explore the progress of Golden's National Renewable Energy Lab, which for decades has been researching alternative energy. A central part of the lab's current expansion is the construction of the massive Energy Systems Integration Facility, which will be comple ... More >>
Looking to the planets can give us tremendous insight about our future on Earth, climate scientists said last night at the Boulder Theater's "Climate Change on Earth and Other Planets." A bow tie-clad Bill Nye the Science Guy led the panel of four distinguished scientists with a keynote speech, hook ... More >>
In the future, your home and its appliances might talk to you, make decisions for you, and, if the National Renewable Energy Lab is successful, help you save money. And, you know, make Planet Earth a greener place. Get more details and see photos of our domestic future below.
A group of local residents have just sent a letter to officials in Arvada, Broomfield, Westminster, Golden and Superior, urging them to request that the Environmental Protection Agencies and the state's health department test airborne dust in the area of Rocky Flats that could become part of ... More >>
Despite concerns raised by the EPA and alarms sounded in a state report, Colorado officials are moving forward with a plan to divert more water from the Upper Colorado River to the Front Range -- which is why anglers, rafters, tourism interests and others will be rallying in protest on the we ... More >>
Mark MangerIt's distressing to learn that the good folks of Bent County are shelling out thousands of dollars a month to lobbyists in an effort to "repurpose" the decrepit, soon-to-be-shuttered state prison at Fort Lyon. After all, we suggested five amazingly practical new uses for the old pl ... More >>
Young environmental activists are convening in Denver this week, leading a march on the State Capitol tomorrow. Part of a nationwide movement pushed by more than forty organizations, particularly iMatter and Earth Guardians, the youthful protest will back up its message with lawsuits filed ag ... More >>
Xcel's coal-fired Comanche plant.Xcel's evolving proposal to retire several aged coal-fired power plants to comply with a tough new Colorado law has been hailed as bold and innovative. But similar plans may soon be cropping up around the country as utilities face a new round of federal antipo ... More >>
Betsy Long.Elizabeth "Betsy" Long is accused of drunkenly driving the wrong way on I-25 and causing a crash that killed Mary Warren, a young CSU grad bound for the Peace Corps. It's a far cry from the portrait of Long presented by GreenEdgeDenver.com, a site designed to promote environmental ... More >>
"What are you guys doing to us?"During a recent visit to Colorado, Larry Schweiger, president and chief executive of the National Wildlife Federation, said Colorado was in the bull's eye for negative consequences from climate change. What exactly does that mean? Unfortunately, Schweiger has ... More >>
Its easy being green at Denvers first-ever Green Festival.
Art and science cohabit in this special Boulder event.
Boulder hosts an environmental art program.
Progressive causes find a new home in a modern-day commune.
The city thought it had settled any questions about the Lowry Landfill. The truth is a toxic shocker.
The debate over open-pit mining turns toxic.
Bon Carbo residents are still fighting for their right to clean water.
Glendale gets a lesson in the politics of pollution.
Superfund ombudsman Robert Martin is either a white knight -- or an EPA whitewash.
As the market for recycled materials dries up, King Soopers trashes part of its recycling program.
Is this planet big enough for both Earthlaw and Earthjustice?
Is Public Service coming clean about its clean-air campaign?
Activist Adrienne Anderson stirs up the sewage board with a warning on plutonium.
The speed merchants who risk their lives on the Pikes Peak Highway hope to put the brakes on a road-paving project.
Environmentalists cry foul over the new federal Ski Fee Bill.
The EPA messes with a widow over a Commerce City warehouse and winds up making its own mess.
How the people of Overland Park were forced to live next door to a radioactive "monolith"-- by the Environmental Protection Agency.
A SPARKLING STANDLEY LAKE--AND A BOATLOAD OF PROTESTORS--GREET OLYMPIC FESTIVAL ATHLETES.
DRY-CLEANING BILLS ARE ON THE RISE--THANKS TO THE POLITICS OF "PERC."
THE LITTLE-KNOWN CCEM DOESN'T CLEAN UP POLLUTION. BUT WITH $7.6 MILLION IN TAX MONEY TO PLAY WITH, IT SURE CAN TALK ABOUT IT.
TWO ROCKY FLATS WATCHDOG GROUPS BLOW UP AT EACH OTHER.
IN A STRANGE SUPERFUND TWIST, POLLUTERS SAY CLINTON'S CLEANUP PLAN IS "PRO-BUSINESS."