Tagged: Environment

Even opponents of a Denver initiative say green roofs are laudable, but is a mandate the right approach?

Even opponents of a Denver initiative say green roofs are laudable, but is a mandate the right approach?

But by proposing a mandate that in some ways would stand as the nation’s most stringent “green roof” requirement, observers say, the Denver Green Roof Initiative could be taking a gamble on Denver voters.

Even opponents of a Denver initiative say green roofs are laudable, but is a mandate the right approach?

Even opponents of a Denver initiative say green roofs are laudable, but is a mandate the right approach?

But by proposing a mandate that in some ways would stand as the nation’s most stringent “green roof” requirement, observers say, the Denver Green Roof Initiative could be taking a gamble on Denver voters.

Colorado’s growing pains: From roads to water, here are 5 key issues as the state’s population swells

Colorado’s growing pains: From roads to water, here are 5 key issues as the state’s population swells

The mixed feelings about Amazon choosing Denver underscores the depths to which Coloradans are growing wary of the growing costs of the state’s prosperity.

Colorado’s growing pains: From roads to water, here are 5 key issues as the state’s population swells

Colorado’s growing pains: From roads to water, here are 5 key issues as the state’s population swells

The mixed feelings about Amazon choosing Denver underscores the depths to which Coloradans are growing wary of the growing costs of the state’s prosperity.

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is against Green Roof Initiative, says it “goes too far too fast”

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is against Green Roof Initiative, says it “goes too far too fast”

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is opposing a citizen initiative on the November ballot that would require most new city buildings of at least 25,000 square feet to have gardens, solar panels or other “green roof” components, saying it “goes too far too fast.”

Houston driller gets approval for one well in North Fork Valley with up to 145 more possible

Houston driller gets approval for one well in North Fork Valley with up to 145 more possible

A controversial plan to drill up to 146 natural gas wells in the North Fork Valley near Paonia has received the environmental approval that developers first sought nearly a decade ago. But for now, only one of those wells can be drilled.

Denver 2017 election guide: A $937 million bond package and the Green Roof Initiative are on the ballot

Denver 2017 election guide: A $937 million bond package and the Green Roof Initiative are on the ballot

The nine city measures facing voters on Denver’s ballot for the Nov. 7 election might appear cumbersome, but they really boil down to three overarching questions.

Hurricane Maria may be U.S. preview of climate-fueled migration

Hurricane Maria may be U.S. preview of climate-fueled migration

Hurricane Maria’s devastation of Puerto Rico may offer a preview for Americans of one of the most jarring potential consequences of global warming: the movement of large numbers of people pushed out of their homes by the effects of climate change.

Hurricane Maria may be U.S. preview of climate-fueled migration

Hurricane Maria may be U.S. preview of climate-fueled migration

Hurricane Maria’s devastation of Puerto Rico may offer a preview for Americans of one of the most jarring potential consequences of global warming: the movement of large numbers of people pushed out of their homes by the effects of climate change.

Butterfly Pavilion is moving to Broomfield — pending final City Council approval

Butterfly Pavilion is moving to Broomfield — pending final City Council approval

Rosie the Tarantula will soon have a new home. The Butterfly Pavilion’s famous spider, as well as its 5,000 other animals, will be moving to Broomfield come 2021 and opening a more than $30 million facility with double the space pending final approval from city council.