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Bye, Black Friday!

By Presley Church After 8 months of distancing, it’s difficult to envision crowded lines snaking through linoleum floors littered with “SALE” signs, dotted with panting, turkey-stuffed, discount-crazed shoppers. Late-fall in covid-riddled, economically-ailing America is quite possibly the worst time for a holiday dedicated to mass consumption. The problems with Black Friday, however, are not specific…

What Are We Doing About Ozone in the Front Range?

Colorado Local Science Engagement Network Science Note RJ Sangosti, The Denver Post By now you may have seen the infamous “brown cloud” that sits over the Front Range during Colorado’s hot and sunny summer months- a visible reminder of the severity of Colorado’s poor air quality. Recently, Denver – the largest Front Range city –…

Colorado’s Non-Fiction Lorax Tale

Colorado Local Science Engagement Network Science Note When we think of regulation of the natural world we think of policy that limits who has access to which resources and how much they are allowed to alter that land, right?That’s where rights of nature organizations are coming in, changing the way we look at land regulation…