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UN climate talks begin amid uncertainty over US position

BONN, Germany (AP) – Despite uncertainties about whether the United States will remain committed to the Paris climate accord under President Donald Trump, envoys convened talks Monday in Germany on...

DATE: May 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Former EPA employees protest Trump’s EPA nominee

DENVER – A group of former Environmental Protection Agency workers held a rally Tuesday, calling upon Colorado’s congressional representatives to oppose the appointment of Oklahoma Attorney General...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Trump studies withdraw from global warming pact

President-elect Donald Trump said Sunday that “nobody really knows” whether climate change is real and that he is “studying” whether the United States should withdraw from the global warming...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Southwest faces threat of megadroughts

LOS ANGELES – Already dealing with parched conditions, the U.S. Southwest faces the threat of megadroughts this century as temperatures rise, says a new study that found the risk is reduced if...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Global warming has America divided

WASHINGTON – Tempers are rising in America, along with the temperatures. Two decades ago, the issue of climate change wasn’t as contentious. The leading U.S. Senate proponent of taking action on...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Ancient ice reveals vital clues about Earth’s past climate

LAKEWOOD – Inside a huge walk-in freezer in suburban Denver, a college student in a thick parka shoots a jolt of electricity through a yard-long column of ice extracted from Antarctica. Just...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Colorado state Rep. J. Paul Brown skeptical of human-made climate change

DENVER – Republican state Rep. J. Paul Brown encouraged fellow lawmakers on Tuesday to see “Climate Hustle,” a “global warming comedy” that critics say foolishly emboldens climate change...

DATE: May 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Researchers: Small Colorado glacier could melt in 20 years

DENVER – A small glacier in the mountains west of Boulder could disappear in about 20 years because of regional climate warming and drought, and similar thawing could be underway elsewhere in...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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‘We’ve all lost’ in bet about climate change, says Durango man

It may seem backward, but Durango resident Richard Grossman actually wanted to lose a $5,000 bet with former Exxon Mobile executive Roger Cohen, who denied climate change is a major problem, on...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Draft climate agreement ready in Paris

LE BOURGET, France – Negotiators adopted a draft climate agreement Saturday that was cluttered with brackets and competing options, leaving ministers with the job of untangling key sticking points...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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President Obama tries to clinch climate pact

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is trying to negotiate a legacy-making climate change pact this coming week in Paris with one hand tied behind his back. Congress can’t even agree whether global...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2015 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Colorado drillers step up to stop methane waste

DENVER – Companies in the business of capturing lost methane, the primary component of natural gas, are taking their show on the road this week to present to local officials on Colorado’s Western...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News