Declining levels in Lake Powell pose difficult choices, including whether to let farms and ranches dry up to maintain reservoir levels.
To get to 100% renewables, utilities need multi-day storage. Possible green hydrogen research at Craig could help deliver an answer. Xcel also has interest.
As we fiddle, the domes become hotter and Western forests become more fire prone. Today’s young will pay the heaviest cost for our inaction.
Aerial fight to document methane emissions, organics in Durango, Eagle’s 100% net-zero goal, movement on transmission, environmental justice, natural gas case.
New Mexico and Colorado are reining in methane pollution from oil and gas producers. Other states should, too, because piecemeal regulation just doesn’t cut it.
Experts dubious about Wyoming nuclear hopes, why New Mexico’s utility merger would be good, a rebuke to electrify everything, why so little solar in Wyoming?
Colorado State Rep. Tracey Bernett in her first session was deeply engaged in transformative energy legislation. In this essay she explains what drives her.
Wildflowers in mountain meadows and above treeline, too, have been dazzling this summer. But the increased heat arriving with global warming will not be good.
Tri-State G&T is closing coal plants and making other big changes. But some critics, including its largest members, say it needs even more fundamental change.
In a nation-leading step, Colorado now applies the social cost of methane in regulatory cases involving utilities and in other cases. What will be the impact?
An agreement has delivered the first $1 million for work to address impacts of a new transmountain diversion from the climate-stressed Colorado River headwaters.
With smoke now a summer constant and June heat rivaling that of Florida, the municipality of Aspen has agreed it must accelerate its climate action plan.