The main food markets in Aspen and Carbondale have stopped bagging groceries in plastic.
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ASPEN — Flowers are blooming along the sidewalks. Snow on the mountains is melting fast. Residents here aren’t sure whether to ski or golf. But most of them are certain of one thing: Climate change is for real.
A revolt against hydraulic fracturing in Colorado went worldwide Sunday night as a group of self-described “fractivists” flashed anti-drilling signs along the superpipe of the Winter X Games.
Former Vice President Al Gore is honored by the blowback he received after he blasted climate change deniers with a certain eight-letter epithet during an off-the-cuff speech last month in Aspen.
A trio of professional snow shredders are charging the biggest hill in
Washington, D.C., this week. Their message: Congress is getting too radical on Capitol Hill.
ESPN’s Winter X Games turns 15 this week in Aspen, and like any stubborn and rebellious teenager, the event doesn’t like to delve too deeply into bummer topics like global climate change. But the pro snow riders set to compete on Thursday seem to realize their livelihood is directly linked to the planet staying cold and snowy enough for them to engage in the nation’s preeminent winter action sports festival.
BOULDER — Champion snowboarder and Aspen native Gretchen Bleiler told students at CU Monday that she has been “chasing snow” for a decade and that the chase is getting more difficult every year.
“I’m definitely not a scientist.…