At the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colorado, teams of scientists and researchers spend large parts of their day jumping on, twisting, smashing, and generally coming up with various ways of breaking solar panels. It’s not malice, it’s not … [Read more...] about How do solar panels break? And how do we fix them?
Did you know that bees and other insects like them pollinate nearly three-quarters of the plants that produce 90 percent of the world’s food? Bees are a small insect that play a big role in their environments. They work to improve plant life, biodiversity, and even our own food … [Read more...] about Colorado drafts bill to save its bees
Following waves of protests in 2020 against systemic racism and police brutality, the city of Denver established a highly successful policing alternative called STAR, where a team of unarmed social workers serves non-dangerous citizens in crisis. This program isn’t the state’s … [Read more...] about Colorado’s reform law shows promise for changing the culture of policing
We recently shared a story about the exciting birth of 12 critically endangered red wolf pups at the North Carolina Zoo. Now, we’re happy to bring you more good news regarding wolf conservation in the US — Colorado has just recorded the birth of the first litter of gray wolf pups … [Read more...] about Colorado confirms first litter of gray wolf pups in 80 years
Last year, we shared how Washington state became the first in the country to legalize human composting. Now, Colorado is adopting similar legislation that will allow residents to become one with the earth at the end of their lives. The bill passed the Colorado House by a … [Read more...] about Colorado becomes second state to legalize human composting