By Marisa McNatt Almost 10 years have passed since Boulder City Council set a goal of reducing citywide greenhouse gas emissions to 7 percent below 1990 levels by 2012. Based on last year’s figures, the city fell short of meeting the goal by about 25 percent, or 298,331 metric tons of carbon dioxide. This is …
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Science & Environmental Happenings
The List: Week of April 28
Although it might snow again, spring has definitely arrived and it’s time to get involved in the growing season!
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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