Gnarly terrain greeted a group of climate change activists in Aspen over the weekend.
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Republican Colorado congressional members joined their House colleagues today in blaming the Senate for failing to pass a long-term extension of unemployment benefits and a payroll tax break, but senior Denver Democrat Diana DeGette scoffed at that notion on Tuesday.
Colorado conservation groups will rally on the sidewalk in front of U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner’s office in Fort Collins on Friday to protest the Republican congressman’s ongoing legislative campaign to rein in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and keep the federal agency from regulating greenhouse gas emissions under the Clean Air Act.
The level of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere deemed acceptable by many scientists – including NASA’s James Hansen – is 350 parts per million. The current level is 392 ppm, and it continues to rise.
While action to fight climate…
More than 60 Colorado climate actions are planned for Saturday, which has been dubbed the 2009 International Day of Climate Action by the grass-roots environmental campaign 350.org.
The acts range from the fairly mundane – ringing of church bells…