by April Nowicki
Many of this week’s events are ongoing series, so find one that fits your schedule and plan to get involved.
Tags: electric utility, fracking, green building, Heather Bailey, soft matter, water
Get outside this week in Boulder on a trail or bird-watching, or get involved in the renewable and alternative energy discussion at several events taking place in both Boulder and Denver this week.
Tags: fracking; energy; renewable; sustainability; Gail Schwartz; birds; atmosphere; legislation
Plan ahead for this spring by attending the Saturday backyard chicken program in Longmont, or visit CU’s Center for the American West to learn more about how fracking might affect local environments.
Tags: atmosphere, backyard chickens, electricity, Energy, fracking, Jarid Manos, natural gas
It’s Free Week at The Boulder Stand – everything in our lineup of environmental events is totally FREE.
Tags: emissions, environment, free, garden, meat, science, toxic waste, zoo
Although it’s Mardi Gras and Valentine’s Day in the same week, there’s plenty taking place around town.
Tags: A Fierce Green Fire, archeology, Earth Guardians, environmentalism, Georgia, Photography, sustainability, women
by The Boulder Stand
Mix up your week with one of the events from this week’s List – learn how snakes survive the Colorado winters or give some personal input about what motivates you to save electricity.
Tags: energy conservation, food, gardening, sex, snakes, snowshoeing, winter, women
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Although it might snow again, spring has definitely arrived and it’s time to get involved in the growing season!
Climate Change Glossary
This extensive glossary, written by Max Boykoff and Chukwemerije Okereke, is a valuable resource for those looking to get a grip on key climate change concepts, policies and initiatives.
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15 Oct 2012
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12 Sep 2012
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