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An Invitation to DO SOMETHING about the Environment

In a world that sometimes feels like it’s going to hell in a handbasket (and the handles of the hand-basket are ratty and chafing), Life in the Boomer Lane invites you to step back and ask the following: 624 more words

Commentary

Two new books from CloudRipper Press

      

by Emil Morhardt

CloudRipperPress.com announces its second and third books published in 2015.

Energy Innovations 2015

Because it seems likely that there is money to be made by reducing fossil fuel use, and energy use in general, there is currently an intense amount of entrepreneurial activity surrounding all aspects of our energy supply and usage. 325 more words

Climate Change

Can more plumbing save Colorado’s water? -- The Colorado Independent #COWaterPlan

From The Colorado Independent (Bob Berwyn):

When Colorado’s tourism marketing gurus wanted to show the world what the state is all about, they used television spots evoking the powerful call of wild rivers — hikers gazing at waterfalls, anglers wading in still, dawn-lit waters and kayakers and rafters paddling through whitewater.

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Colorado Water

How green was #GE2015?

Did climate change and environmental issues feature strongly in this year’s general election?

The short answer is, no. The 2015 general election was by no means a ‘green’ one, with environmental concerns being swept under the rug, barely mentioned and in the case of some parties, flat-out ignored. 1,378 more words

Data

Fountain Creek: High water is delaying assessment and mitigation in Pueblo

From The Pueblo Chieftain (Chris Woodka):

A project classified as an emergency will take more time to complete.

There’s no clear timetable for fortifying the Fountain Creek embankment at the 13th Street interchange of Interstate 25, where the river is continuing to cut at the ground under a Union Pacific Railroad track.

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Colorado Water

Friday five: Trends, disruption, and refreshing outlooks

The Internet’s State of the Union, via Techcrunch and Kleiner Perkins  

I have to open this summary with Mary Meeker’s Internet report, a compelling where-are-we-and-where-are-we-going snapshot of the Internet business world. 673 more words

General

May Recommended Reading

At the end of each month I compile links to articles I found thought-provoking over that month, categorized with pull-quotes for your perusal and edification. Each of these is a story that made me stop and think, and hopefully one or two of them will do the same for you. 1,738 more words

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