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Climate Change Consensus

People don’t want to feel bad about how they live their lives, and they don’t want to feel like they’re the under the watchful eye of the government or do-gooders as they go about their business. Which is perhaps why it’s uncomfortable to discuss and even tempting to brush off human-caused or anthropogenic climate change […]

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The Secret of Snowmaking

Snowmaking operations in some of Colorado’s busiest spots can turn up to 1 million gallons of water into snow each day. To do that, powerful pumps move water from storage ponds and other sources through many miles of hose into an array of snow guns. Depending on the size of the resort, hundreds of snow […]

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The Power of Policy

All indicators point to a significant shift in national energy policy following the election of Donald Trump for President of the United States. Two of the more dramatic changes would be for the U.S. to pull out of the Paris Agreement on global greenhouse gas emissions and to rescind the Clean Power Plan (CPP). To […]

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In an Old House in Paris

“In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines lived twelve little girls in two straight lines” begins the classic tale of Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans. You know, the story about the girl who is frightened by nothing – not mice, not the tiger in the zoo (to whom Madeline just said “Pooh-pooh”), […]

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