climate

  • Locations: News Published

    Climate horrors on Halloween

    A dozen devilishly-dressed activists protested at the intersection of Highway 133 and Highway 82 on the frosty morning of Friday, Oct. 29. The demonstration fell in line with 350 Roaring Fork’s weekly Friday protests, and was in solidarity with the national Fossil Free Future Day of Action.

    The youth-led Future… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Local educator to attend UN COP26

    By James Steindler

    Valley local and environmental educator Sarah Johnson is heading to the United Nations in Glasgow, Scotland for the 26th annual Conference of the Parties (COP26). Johnson is giddy with excitement and anticipation to attend the international event regarding climate change. 

    For 26 years, leaders from most… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Opinion: A positive start turns sour

    It was heady days for the Colorado climate movement in 2019. Jared Polis, with a history of climate action, replaced John Hickenlooper after eight years of oil and gas industry loyalty as governor. 

    The new chairman of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Committee (COGCC) was Jeff Robbins, taking… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Black Hills rebates help save energy, for now

    By Dyana Z. Furmansky

    People who own or rent multi-family homes shouldn’t be excluded from energy-saving upgrades and rebates readily available to single family homeowners. One problem is that it can be complicated and time-consuming for property managers to know about free devices that could beread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Activists demand trustees dump oil and gas holdings

    By Dyana Z. Furmansky

    More than 400 Carbondale area residents signed the petition delivered Friday to Interim Town Manager Kevin Schorzman, demanding that the Carbondale Board of Trustees divest Town finances from the Exxon and Chevron oil and gas bonds in the Town’s investment portfolio. Johnread more →

  • Locations: Opinion Published

    Tell Governor Polis to enact his own climate action roadmap

    By Will Hodges

    The governor isn’t serious about achieving his own climate goals. Yesterday, he announced he intends to veto Senate Bill 200, a law going through the State Assembly that would give some oomph to his own greenhouse gas reduction goals passed two years ago.

    The state’s…

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  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Slow is the New Fast: Climate of Love

    I am deeply concerned about the future of Carbondale, and the world, and how we will hold together amidst increasing social, economic and climate pressures. As Carbondale grapples with the complexities of racial injustice around Michael Francisco’s case, like many of you I’ve been trying to understand how to best… read more →