Just over a year ago, The New Republic ran a story with a catchy, but slightly insulting title: "White People Love Hiking. Minorities Don't. Here's Why." Like many other Latinos in the Southwest, I come from a family who, among other things, enjoy hunting and hiking; all activities the sensational title claims minorities "don't" like.
Does the former Congressman Bob Beauprez know how much it would cost to care for those special places to Colorado? The answer is millions. And where is does the money come from to manage the lands and fight forest fires?
It's a fascinating race because so many of the fundamentals of politics are in play and at war with each other.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Sep 8, 2014 How unusua...
My mission was to put together an itinerary that was heavy on the cold weather fun, but minus the downhill activities that most folks come to the Rocky Mountains to enjoy.
On the surface, this would seem to be a clear-cut case of animal cruelty. Those geckos are dead because of the actions of some humans. But I think this case actually resides in more of a gray area because I think the geckos were willing participants.
Do you like Blueberries? Tomatoes? Fruit and Vegetables in general? Pay attention. California supplies the half of the United States produce and California is in the midst of a drought that could effect all of our families.
As a life-long Coloradan, I am concerned about right-wing nominees whose records are unknown to most voters. At the top of the ticket is the Republican nominee for Governor, Bob Beauprez.
Looking above at recent temperature anomalies, much of the US is cooler than normal, but the eastern Pacific warm spot continues to prevent much rain from reaching California, which is hotter than normal.
The U.S. is still fragmented in its policies towards marijuana with 23 states now openly challenging federal laws that have approved it for medical use. But the potential remains huge, hence the excitement surrounding this fledgling industry.
How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide.
As so many promising bands and veteran acts have already expressed, a stop at Planet Bluegrass is like living in another world.
Bill Maher of HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher wants to "outright meddle" in politics. I, personally, hope he comes to Colorado to do his meddling.
Rep. Coffman isn't willing to simply trumpet his denialism, probably because voters in Colorado (where Coffman represents a district of suburban Denver with an almost equal number of Republicans and Democrats) believe global warming is happening and are worried about it.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide.