Energy

The Most Powerful Weapon to Fight Poverty

Most people might take for granted the availability and relative affordability of the energy that powers our vehicles, warms our homes in winter, cools them in summer and keeps the lights on. Growing up in China, I don’t.

My grandmother… Continue reading

Sen. Udall, please protect access to affordable energy

First posted: http://www.denverpost.com/opinion/ci_26657283/sen-udall-please-protect-access-affordable-energy

As a single mom budgeting for energy costs, my blood pressure just went up a little higher. The Farmer’s Almanac recently released its latest prediction: This winter will be colder, and the 2015 summer will be hotter.… Continue reading

Guest Column: Loveland’s fracking vote not just a local matter

Residents of Loveland recently voted against a citywide ban on the energy extraction method known as hydraulic fracturing or “fracking.” Far from being a local matter, their decision to reject the two-year drilling moratorium could have dramatic consequences for millions… Continue reading

All Issues Are Women’s Issues

What do women want? It’s a question often asked and more often gotten wrong.

At a recent Centennial Institute gubernatorial debate focused on Women and Colorado’s Future, four women challenged Republican candidates Bob Beauprez, Scott Gessler and Mike Kopp to… Continue reading

Freaking about Fracking

When I was a little kid in Kansas, the rumors around kid-dom were that the earth was going back to an Ice Age and the killer bees were coming to get us from Texas.  So we would either freeze… Continue reading

Who Loves You Baby

 

by Joy Overbeck

Political gurus tell us the candidate the voters find the most ““empathetic, “likable” and “caring” nearly always wins. This explains why, with the Middle East in flames, the economy a disaster, and suffering Americans waiting to… Continue reading

Dear Eva,

Dear Eva,

As I am sure you have heard, your proclamation that, “If you are a woman, there is no way you can vote Republican” didn’t go over well in Colorado.  Have you taken a look at women’s unemployment… Continue reading

5 Billion Dollars Gone with the Wind

When we send our kids to the store with $20 for a gallon of milk, we hope they’ll bring us back some change or at least some other items of use for the family. When they return, smelling of pixie… Continue reading

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