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Posts Tagged ‘decarbonization’

Free Trees to Combat Global Warming, Starting June 15th

Free Trees to Combat Global Warming, Starting June 15th

Christopher Brown and Elizabeth Black, joint owners of Your Neighborhood Christmas Tree Farm, are pleased to announce that we once again have 225 small seedling trees to give away this summer, starting Saturday June 15th at 7AM.  The give-away will [...]

From Threat to Adaptation: Is the dialogue on Climate Change shifting?

From Threat to Adaptation: Is the dialogue on Climate Change shifting?

"The World Revs its Heat Engine"NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Collection “Should I stay or should I go now? If I go there will be trouble And if I stay it will be double . . . ” The Clash 1982 The question in this song was at the [...]

The Mayor and Deputy Mayor Debate Municipalization

The Mayor and Deputy Mayor Debate Municipalization

Editor's note: This debate between the Mayor and Deputy Mayor first appeared in a series of emails among University Hill neighbors, of which both are members, on their list serve. Emails, authored separately by the Mayor and Deputy Mayor, have been [...]

The Colorado Independent | Dems blast bill that would make dramatic changes to Governor’s Energy Office

The Colorado Independent | Dems blast bill that would make dramatic changes to Governor’s Energy Office

“But it also strikes wherever it’s ‘renewable energy’ and it’s now ‘innovative energy,’ which is code for coal, oil and gas, so it’s a drastic change in direction for the state. It turns us 180 degrees and has us marching straight [...]

Sustainable City Network | Portland Energy Retrofit Program Goes Statewide

Sustainable City Network | Portland Energy Retrofit Program Goes Statewide

"The Portland pilot program has been successful in supporting new jobs in the community, expanding the market for energy efficiency products and services, and is serving as a model for other communities looking to adopt home energy efficiency [...]

Portraits of Mass Consumption

Portraits of Mass Consumption

In Edward Tufte's book, Envisioning Information, ideas are laid out about how to communicate information in "flatland" and escape the inherent two dimensional limitation of paper and computer screens. Tufte also warns against using "chartjunk" a [...]

What Lies Behind the Door That 2B Opens?

What Lies Behind the Door That 2B Opens?

Boulder city ballot issue 2B is a key that opens the door for Boulder citizens to take control of our energy future. Simply put, 2B replaces the franchise fee we all pay on our Xcel bills with a Utility Occupation Tax--- same amount, different [...]

2B Campaign Launch Party

2B Campaign Launch Party

Come to a fabulous party and support Boulder’s next step for a cleaner energy future!  RenewablesYes.org is hosting a 2B kickoff party this Friday, September 17th, from 5-7 p.m.  at the Rib House, 1801 13th Street in Boulder.  We'll feature [...]

NPR | Calif. Leads In Clean Energy, But Challenges Loom

NPR | Calif. Leads In Clean Energy, But Challenges Loom

California has always been ahead of the curve when it comes to renewable power, and the state's clean energy business is flourishing. One of the first large-scale wind farms in the country was built just outside the Bay Area at the Altamont Pass, [...]

New Era News | Xcel Energy: City Council Rejects Franchise

New Era News | Xcel Energy: City Council Rejects Franchise

On Tuesday, after much deliberation, City Council voted not to place the Xcel Energy franchise on November's ballot. The council met to discuss both the franchise itself and the city's options to put one of three types of utility taxes on the [...]

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