Gnarly terrain greeted a group of climate change activists in Aspen over the weekend.
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Some the most anti-environmental legislation to pass the House has been bundled together into an omnibus bill in the Senate called the Western Economic Security Today (WEST) Act.
As oil and gas rigs creep closer to Colorado neighborhoods, it still isn’t clear whether local governments can regulate the industry on their own or if they must solely stick to the state’s rules.
Despite the Gulf oil spill, a massive pipeline break in Michigan and broad concerns about global warming, ambitious climate-change and energy legislation is likely dead for the year. That poses a conundrum, going forward, for environmentalists: How to convince lawmakers of the need for legislation to sever the country’s decades-long ties to oil and to reform energy policy more generally?