The phrase “unburnable carbon” has gained currency among climate-minded investors, popularized by a U.K.-based nonprofit called the Carbon Tracker Initiative. It refers to the vast fossil-fuel reserves that, if burned, would probably push the global climate into the danger zone.
Alicia Taylor is offering free haircuts to furloughed civilian defense workers at her Colorado Springs hair salon, with its view of white-winged gliders soaring over the 17 spires of the U.S. Air Force Academy chapel.
If you want to understand why the government is shut down or why elected Republicans would even consider doing something as reckless as using a debt default to extract policy concessions from the White House -- without necessarily even knowing which policy concessions they want -- Stan Greenberg has a memo for you.
Colorado’s worst flooding in half a century killed eight people, destroyed thousands of homes and wiped out hundreds of miles of roads, yet it hasn’t damped enthusiasm in 11 counties to secede from the state.
Voters in Colorado’s first recall election of a state lawmaker threw out Senate President John Morse, a Colorado Springs Democrat who was assailed for helping pass stricter gun-control limits, the Associated Press reported.
The Colorado vote to recall two Democratic state senators is a major win for the Second Amendment and for responsible law-making. Although guns were the reason for the recall campaign, Senate President John Morse of Colorado Springs and Senator Angela Giron of Pueblo lost primarily because they misused their powers, not for any stand on principle. Their misjudgments may mean the end of the state’s new gun control laws.