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  • The Great Energy Transition: A Progress Report 11 Dec 2017 20:27 Falls Church News Press On Nov. 24 in Stockholm, there was a demonstration of the progress that the Italian, Andrea Rossi, has made in his decades-long effort to develop a new source of energy based on Low Energy Nuclear Reactions (LENR). As Rossi’s last demonstration of an …
  • Colorado College beats Denver in double-OT to snap Pioneers’ win streak in rivalry series 09 Dec 2017 05:53 The Denver Post Online Like so many others, 26-year-old Nia Payne wanted to view of August’s historic solar eclipse but didn’t have a pair of protective glasses. She walked outside on Staten Island and glanced at the sun – 70 percent was covered – for about six seconds before …
  • Donation adds solar system to hospital project 08 Dec 2017 13:19 Business Times of Western Colorado Article date: Dec 6 2017 An expanded psychiatric hospital in Grand Junction will include a rooftop solar system, thanks to a gift from a donor who wants to remain anonymous. “The gift of solar panels, allowing us to tap solar power, is a gift that will …
  • Feldman: Trump can’t officially confess to anything through a tweet 07 Dec 2017 23:51 The Denver Post Online Helen H. Richardson, Denver Post fileWorkers install solar panels on a roof in Boulder.In the next few weeks President Donald Trump and his administration will make decisions that could jack up the price of solar panels, boost electric rates for millions …
  • Missouri S&T Solar House Design Team receives support for competition 07 Dec 2017 22:59 Missouri S&T News The Missouri Department of Economic Development’s Division of Energy helped fund the Missouri University of Science and Technology Solar House Design Team’s building costs for the 2017 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. The competition, which has …
  • Schrader: Cory Gardner and the GOP’s drunken tax giveaway 05 Dec 2017 23:14 The Denver Post Online Helen H. Richardson, Denver Post fileWorkers install solar panels on a roof in Boulder.In the next few weeks President Donald Trump and his administration will make decisions that could jack up the price of solar panels, boost electric rates for millions …
  • Overnight Energy: Trump shrinks two Utah national monuments 05 Dec 2017 05:24 Hill TRUMP SLASHES BEARS EARS, GRAND STAIRCASE-ESCALANTE MONUMENTS: President Trump on Monday shrank two massive, controversial national monuments in Utah, potentially opening thousands of acres to drilling, mining and grazing. The reductions erase efforts to …
  • Denver’s Initiative 300 Has Property Owners Seeing Green 01 Dec 2017 21:13 In Denver Times Denver, Colorado may become the latest American city to require buildings to have green roofs. On Friday, November 24, the vote for Denver’s Initiative 300 was scheduled to be tallied and certified. Initiative 300 is a potential legislation that would …
  • New Technology Allows Windows To Tap Solar Energy 28 Nov 2017 21:41 KCNC By Jeff Todd GOLDEN, Colo. (CBS4)– A team of Colorado researchers may have revolutionized the way buildings are constructed and harness the power of the sun. “This was somewhat of an accidental discovery maybe about a year ago,” said Robert Tenent, the …
  • Dubai event rolls out the red carpet for Carbondale-based Solar Rollers 26 Nov 2017 06:56 Citizen Telegram Dubai didn't hold back in welcoming Carbondale's Solar Rollers education team last month. The organization's first solar car race held abroad was more than a step out in the STEM-based education program's effort to teach solar-electric …
  • Denver becomes the latest city to require environment-friendly ‘green’ roofs 21 Nov 2017 06:44 Daily Reporter DENVER — Denver became the latest city to require rooftop gardens or solar panels on big new buildings, which backers say will keep the outdoor air cooler, make storm water easier to manage and reduce the amount of energy burned by air conditioners. A …
  • Former Colorado Governor Bill Ritter Talks Energy and Environment in Age of Trump 19 Nov 2017 15:43 Heights Former Colorado governor Bill Ritter Jr. discussed environmental and energy policy in the context of the Trump administration on Tuesday evening. Ritter spoke of the importance of the local and state governments in pursuing clean energy policies and the …
  • How Alberta’s oil giants are competing in energy’s new era 17 Nov 2017 22:14 The Globe and Mail In the glory days of $100 (U.S.) oil, Crescent Point Energy Corp. could do no wrong. For years, the Calgary-based oil producer, known for hydraulic fracturing operations in neighbouring Saskatchewan, rushed to add production through a series of big deals …
  • Colorado releases its proposal pitching the Denver area as Amazon’s second headquarters 17 Nov 2017 09:43 The Denver Post Online Two large companies, one from India and the other local, received approval for $20.6 million in state economic development incentives on Thursday in return for the construction of manufacturing plants that could employ more than 900 workers in southern …
  • Colorado releases its proposal pitching the Denver area as Amazon’s second headquarters 17 Nov 2017 01:56 The Denver Post Online COLORADO SPRINGS – 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. Environmental groups led …

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  • Repair Cafés Aim to Save Broken Items, Enhance Community 22 Nov 2017 20:05 Seven Days On a recent Saturday, small groups of people huddled inside the Charlotte Town Hall to collectively troubleshoot their neighbors' problems. But, unlike the questions that typically arise in this building about zoning, property taxes and building …
  • Calendar for May 6 09 May 2017 01:53 Hawaii Tribune Herald Classes TODAY, May 6 YOGA WITH RONDA SMITH Where: Mele Kalama, 15-1825 Third Ave., Hawaiian Paradise Park When: 9 a.m. Saturdays Details: This is a slow-flow class that guides students into safe poses as they create their individualized practices. Cost is …
  • 15 campsites which prove Wales is a brilliant place for camping 18 Feb 2017 03:13 ICWales Caravan and camping in Wales makes for a fun and affordable holiday in the country we know and love. You may never have considered camping but it's the best way to take in the local wildlife, history, geology and natural beauty of Wales. Camping gives …
  • 58 Organizations Fighting Food Waste Around the World 08 Jul 2016 12:29 Alternet It’s no secret that food loss and food waste are big problems. At least 1.3 billion tons of food is lost or wasted every year—in fields, during transport, in storage, at restaurants, and in markets in industrialized and developed countries alike. In rich …
  • Container Store : Austin's plans for citywide composting program take shape 21 May 2016 12:47 4-traders May 21--Carrol Seale is a believer in Austin composting. That doesn't mean doing it was always easy. She tried to make up games to help her kids, ages 13 and 9, remember which scraps went where: recycling, composting or trash. The city-provided …
  • Austin's plans for citywide composting program take shape 21 May 2016 12:45 4-traders May 21--Carrol Seale is a believer in Austin composting. That doesn't mean doing it was always easy. She tried to make up games to help her kids, ages 13 and 9, remember which scraps went where: recycling, composting or trash. The city-provided …
  • Retail 2016 21 Apr 2016 17:37 Boulder Weekly Florist STURTZ & COPELAND 2851 Valmont Road, 303-442-6663 Second Place: Fiori Flowers Third Place: Boulder Blooms Fourth Place: Lafayette Florist Gift Shop & Garden Center Fifth Place: Longmont Florist Inc. Here’s a fun little math problem. How …

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