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By Matthew Daly The Associated Press   WASHINGTON » In the first Biden administration rule aimed at combating climate change, the Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to phase down production and use of hydrofluorocarbons, highly potent greenhouse gases commonly used in...
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The Denver Post  Gov. Jared Polis published a comprehensive roadmap, two years in the making, for Colorado to rapidly and significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Now he should support the legislation that will make sure we follow his plan. Senate Bill 200 is not Colorado’s version of t...
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    By Coral Davenport © The New York Times Co. WASHINGTON » The Senate voted Wednesday to effectively reinstate an Obama-era regulation designed to clamp down on emissions of methane — a powerful, climate- warming pollutant that will have to be controlled to meet President J...
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    By Matthew Daly and Christina Larson The Associated Press WASHINGTON » What did the world learn at Joe Biden’s global summit about his vision of the battle to save the world’s climate? For two days, Biden and his team of climate experts pressed his case that tackling global warmin...
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By Matthew Daly The Associated Press at The Denver Post WASHINGTON » President Joe Biden will pledge to cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions at least in half by 2030 as he convenes a virtual climate summit with 40 world leaders, according to three people with knowledge of the White House pl...
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  CO, State has 7th highest projected increase in properties that will need to add insurance By Aldo Svaldi The Denver Post Colorado and other mountain states don’t just face a much higher risk of wildfires in the years ahead, but also of flooding, which could hit more homeowners directly in...
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Biden urged to set climate goals Businesses, investors ask for big cut to emissions by 2030 By Matthew Daly The Associated Press WASHINGTON » More than 300 businesses and investors — including such giants as Apple, Google, Microsoft and Coca-Cola — are calling on the Biden administration to set an...
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  By Mary Williams Walsh © The New York Times Co. A deep freeze in February left Texas with billions of dollars in damage from cascading power failures that stranded residents in their dark and flooded homes. And insurance companies are hoping they can pass the bill on — just as they did whe...
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By Matthew Brown The Associated Press BILLINGS, MONT. » Rainstorms grew more erratic and droughts much longer across most of the U.S. West over the past half century as climate change warmed the planet, according to a sweeping government study released Tuesday that concludes the situation is w...
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    By Somini Sengupta © The New York Times Co. How does a country deal with climate disasters when it is drowning in debt? Not very well, it turns out. Especially not when a pandemic clobbers its economy. Take Belize, Fiji and Mozambique. Vastly different countries, they are among do...
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  By Ian Silverii Columnist for The Denver Post Colorado is a national leader in renewable energy and fighting human-caused climate change. In 2004, clean energy advocates and environmentalists took Amendment 37 to the ballot, establishing a 10% renewable energy standard, and won. The amen...
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By Christopher Flavelle © The New York Times Co. WASHGINTON » President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure plan represents an enormous effort to protect Americans from climate change, but it sidesteps one of the most immediate and wrenching dilemmas: Deciding not just where to spend more m...
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Action to protect people and their homes lags By Michael Taylor Reuters March 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Australia, now battling its worst floods in more than half a century, has failed to adapt fast enough to the growing threats it faces from the impacts of climate change, with its people ...
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By Nicholas Kristof © The New York Times Co. The Rev. Rick Joyner is a famous evangelical leader who has called on Christians to arm themselves for an inevitable civil war against liberals, whom he suggests are allies of the devil. But this is the awkward part: His five children would be on the o...
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    By Damien Cave © The New York Times Co. WINDSOR, AUSTRALIA » Kelly Miller stood in her doorway Monday, watching the water rise to within a few inches of the century- old home where she runs an alternative medicine business. The bridge nearby had already gone under in some of Austr...
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Shared by The Denver Post, By Harrison Raine Writers on the Range For the 2021 fire season, the writing is on the wall. The West, despite a few days of intense winter, is far drier than it was leading up to last year’s record-breaking fires. As a hotshot crewmember, the reality of what’s to c...
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Earth Day 2021 5 Top Stories on Environment in 2021  1. COP 26The 26th COP, or the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties, will be held in Glasgow, UK this November. It will see a gathering of world leaders to convene on the most pressing climate change issues. Most importantly, COP may h...
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By Hope Yen and Tom Krisher The Associated Press WASHINGTON » A coalition of automakers has told the Biden administration it would agree to raise mileage standards to reduce tailpipe emissions but with tradeoffs and at rates lower than those brokered by California with five other car manufacturers...
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  Hydrogen has long been hailed as a potentially revolutionary alternative to fossil fuels, but high costs have been problematic. Now, “low carbon hydrogen” is back on the table. By Nathalie Thomas,  David Sheppard,  Neil Hume, Financial Times   March 17, 2021Inside Clima...
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By Lisa W. Foderaro © The New York Times Co. For the planet, the year without tourists was a curse and a blessing. With flights canceled, cruise ships mothballed and vacations largely scrapped, carbon emissions plummeted. Wildlife that usually kept a low profile amid a crush of tourists in va...
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