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Colorado's bad air this summer may be the best you'll see

Along Colorado's Front Range, bad air is becoming the summer norm. And while this year's pollution, which data shows is some of the worst in decades, may bother you now, it is relatively benign compared with what scientists project for the future.

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Colorado governor says he would veto climate change bill

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis says he would veto a bill backed by fellow Democrats that is designed to enforce, through additional regulation, a state plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions to combat climate change.

Building a resilient city is a continual process
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Building a resilient city is a continual process

In a place wracked by fires and floods, Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers says that “we’re always educating ourselves on best practices” plus building up fiscal reserves to deal with the next disaster.
The Colorado Energy Office averted a shutdown. Now it looks to avoid repeat of last session’s funding stalemate
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The Colorado Energy Office averted a shutdown. Now it looks to avoid repeat of last session’s funding stalemate

The 40-year-old Energy Office has become a political football in recent years — a proxy for Colorado's broader fight over the state's role in reducing emissions that contribute to climate change.

Colorado Springs still rolls coal in heart of city, but may shut Drake plant by 2025 as residents fume
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Colorado Springs still rolls coal in heart of city, but may shut Drake plant by 2025 as residents fume

One of the nation's last coal-fired power plants in the middle of a city may shut down a decade sooner than planned as Colorado Springs leaders contemplate climate action and urban revitalization along a creek.

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