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Shared from the 10/23/2020 The Denver Post eEdition   By Mark Udall and Jeremy Jones
Guest commentary One of us is a former politician, an Outward Bound instructor who became a senator. The other is a professional athlete, a snowboarder who climbed and rode mountains long before going to Cap...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
Shared from the 10/22/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Clifford Krauss© The New York Times Co. HOUSTON»The once mighty oil and gas industry is flailing, desperately trying to survive a pandemic that has sharply reduced demand for its products. Most companies have cut back drilling, laid off worke...
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Posted by on in Animals
Shared from the 10/22/2020 The Denver Post eEdition NEW STUDY-By Marion Renault The Associated Press A cross section of the medial suture, where two halves of the diabolical ironclad beetle’s elytra meet, shows the puzzle piece configuration that’s among the keys to the insect’s incredible durabi...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
Shared from the 10/21/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By The Associated Press BISMARCK, N.D.» Native American tribes opposed to the Dakota Access Pipeline once again have asked a federal judge to stop the flow of oil while the legal battle over the line’s future plays out. The Standing Rock Sioux an...
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Shared from the 10/20/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Judith Kohler
The Denver Post Mark Schell’s family has farmed in Colorado since 1906 and even though he works as a certified public accountant, he hasn’t left that way of life behind. About a year ago, Schell bought a 310-acre farm in Mead t...
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Posted by on in Human Health
Shared from the 10/16/2020 The Denver Post eEdition WESTERN WILDFIRES   By Matthew Brown and Camille FassettThe Associated Press SANTA CRUZ, CALIF.»Wildfires churning out dense plumes of smoke as they scorch huge swaths of the West Coast have exposed millions of people to hazardous pollutio...
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Posted by on in Green Design
Shared from the 10/20/2020 The Denver Post eEdition Company striving to be first in country to capture carbon on commercial scale By Judith Kohler
The Denver Post The owner of a cement plant in Florence has started design and engineering work with the goal of making it the first such U.S. facilit...
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Posted by on in Animals
Shared from the 10/19/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Jonathan Romeo
The Durango Herald DURANGO» A decades-long effort to restore the Colorado River cutthroat trout to the upper reaches of Hermosa Creek has been completed, resulting in the largest continuous stretch of waterway for the native fis...
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Posted by on in Air Quality
Shared from the 10/16/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Matthew Brown and Camille Fassett
The Associated Press SANTA CRUZ, CALIF.»Wildfires churning out dense plumes of smoke as they scorch huge swaths of the West Coast have exposed millions of people to hazardous pollution levels, causing emergen...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
Shared from the 10/19/2020 The Denver Post eEdition   By Clara Ferreira Marques
Bloomberg Opinion Last month, surfers on Russia’s Kamchatka peninsula began to complain of eye pain and corneal burns. Some fell ill. Dead octopus, star fish and sea urchins began to wash up on the beach. Yellow ...
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Posted by on in Arts and Entertainment
 Famed environmental leader and film maker, David Attenborough releases new film A Life on Our Planet, playing on Netflix, see trailer https://www.earthprotect.com/media-gallery/mediaitem/4178-a-life-on-our-planet-david-attenborough  Its on Netflix, so clearly explains how we got to ...
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Posted by on in Energy Efficiency
Shared from the 10/15/2020 The Denver Post eEdition GALLERY CARTS, KIOSKS, PORTABLES By Judith Kohler
The Denver Post About 40 years ago, Dan Gallery and his sister, Debbie, saw an opportunity to expand the reach of the family’s Chicago-style deli by selling food from a hot-dog cart in downtown ...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
Shared from the 10/10/2020 The Denver Post eEdition Rob Griffith, The Associated Press Tasmanian devils, the carnivorous marsupials whose feisty, frenzied eating habits won the animals cartoon fame have returned to mainland Australia for the first time in some 3,000 years. “Seeing those devils re...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Shared from the 10/14/2020 The Denver Post eEdition   By Deborah Swearingen Daily Camera A new report shows Boulder found success in a number of its climate initiatives, including its effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. In 2019, the city reported a 21% reduction in emissions since 2...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
Prosecutions of environmental crimes have "plummeted" during the Trump administration, according to a new report from the University of Michigan law school. The first two years of the Trump administration had a 70 percent decrease in criminal prosecutions under the Clean Water Act and a decrease of ...
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Posted by on in Water Conservation
Shared from the 10/15/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Natalie Kitroeff
© The New York Times Co. BOQUILLA, MEXICO» The farmers armed themselves with sticks, rocks and homemade shields, ambushed hundreds of soldiers guarding a dam and seized control of one of the border region’s most important ...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Shared from the 10/13/2020 The Denver Post eEdition RISING CONCERNSBy Christopher Flavelle © The New York Times Co. If rising seas cause America’s coastal housing market to dive — or, as many economists warn, when — the beginning might look a little like what’s happening in the tiny town of Bal H...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
JPMorgan Chase and other big banks should use their lending power to force cuts in greenhouse gas emissions. By Daniel Growald, Peter Gill Case and Valerie Rockefeller The writers are fifth-generation members of the Rockefeller family. Opinion column, The New York Times  Oct. 11, 2020 One h...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
Shared from the 10/9/2020 The Denver Post eEditionBy Scott SonnerThe Associated Press RENO, NEV.» Citing the government’s repeated reversals and refusals to protect a cousin of the greater sage grouse the past two decades, conservationists are suing again to try to force the federal listing of...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
Shared from the 10/11/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Eric Lipton© The New York Times Co. PAGE, ARIZ.»For decades, waves of electricity poured from this behemoth of a power plant on the high desert plateau of the Navajo reservation in northern Arizona, lighting up hundreds of thousands of homes f...
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