climate change

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    OCTOBER 5 @ 6:00 PM

    Brats & Kilowatts is a great opportunity for Holy Cross Energy members to enjoy an evening out and learn about what’s happening at your HCE co-op. Join Holy Cross Energy at TACAW on Wednesday, October 5 at 6 pm. Mark your…

  • Locations: News Published

    Local climate educator returns from the Arctic

    Nearly 100 miles offshore, north of Utqiaġvik, Alaska, Sarah R. Johnson, founder of Wild Rose Education in Carbondale, carefully leaned out of a hovering North Slope Borough Search and Rescue Sikorsky S-92 helicopter.

    Pausing for just a moment to take in the vastness of the Arctic Ocean, Johnson exhaled as… read more →

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    Conveying and Elevating Indigenous Wisdom Part 2


    A streaming of Humanity Rising Program Day 362 exploring the Indigenous Wisdom with host Jin Garrison of Ubiquity University.

    Indigenous Elders Lewis Cardinal (Woodland Cree) and Ilarion Merculieff (Aleut) will share how and why when there are truly relational ways, goodness always prevails. Clarity will emerge regarding how modernity’s most…

  • Locations: Columns, News Published

    COP26: On becoming better ancestors

    By Sarah R. Johnson

    Wild Rose Education

    The world needs you, and you, and you, and each and every one of us to operate together as an authentic community, built of genuine relationships and deep care for one another and our common home: Planet Earth. This communal leadership is what… read more →

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    Give Your Input: Climate & the Carbondale Comp Plan


    Climate protection is one of Carbondale residents’ top concerns, according to a survey conducted this summer as part of the town’s comprehensive plan update. This session is designed to update residents on the town’s climate actions and progress to date, and to gather input to ensure that climate is adequately…

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    Coalition grapples with climate pollution at local defunct mine

    Redstone used to be a coal mining town. From the 1950s until the early nineties, Mid-Continent Resources extracted coal from several mines in Coal Basin. Some reports say the company produced in excess of 21 million tons of coal.

    These days, the Crystal River valley boastsread more →

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    Letter from Michigan

    Greetings, Bonedalers and valley folk, from (near) the shore of Lake Michigan! For almost two months (with a week-long break for Mountain Fair), my wife Bonnie and I have been at a little cottage in the woods about 10 miles north of the Indiana border. We have beenread more →

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    Wildfire and mudslides and drought, oh my!

    Intense rainfall over the last several weeks led to numerous mudslides throughout the region. The most notable events occurred in Glenwood Canyon, a direct result of last year’s Grizzly Creek wildfire, though unburned areas also experienced slides, such as Highway 133 near Redstone. 

    “The debrisread more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    My gift to your children's children's children

    Friday, while cheering on Roaring Fork High School’s graduation parade, I was surprised to find a lump in my throat and a tear in my eye. My emotional state was prompted in equal parts by civic pride, respect and terror. Let me explain those, one-by-one.

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