Seven gubernatorial candidates made a play to stand out on Nov. 12 at St. Cajetan’s event center. A mix of businessmen, former politicians and civil servants debated Colorado politics during the three hour debate. The debate was hosted by a coalition of 13 different non profit and activist groups such as Together We Will Colorado […]
DENVER–Living off-grid in Denver might be easier than you think as the Solar Decathlon Housing Competition comes to Denver. Solar energy, including geothermal heating and water conservation, are the primary designs of the pop-up student community contest. These energy-efficient homes educate the public on the benefits and affordability of living clean without a carbon footprint. […]
Local activists with model fracking rigs and banners marched from Commons Park to the State Capitol Oct. 5 protesting fracking and shaming businesses along the way. “We’re here to end fracking, it’s that simple,” said Gina Hardin, chair of 350 Colorado, a nonprofit climate change advocacy organization. The march was the final event of the […]
The new exhibit at the MSU Denver Center for Innovation explores the concept of art as energy. “Let’s paint the city, man,” said Jesse Van Horne, featured artist at the center. “Art is our impulse as a people, as humans. Why is it so difficult to do? Why aren’t dumpsters a canvas? Our cities should […]
It’s 2013, and high tech is still wrestling against low tech. There are those who are concerned about the long-term repercussions of Internet use. The rising controversy is the amount of energy that is used because of the Internet, but what are the alternatives, and are they better for the environment? There are few alternatives […]
Can music change the world? UCD teacher Greg Cronin thinks it already has.
Cronin, who teaches integrative biology and sustainability, organized the music lineup for the Nov. 10 Auraria Sustainability Fair. He said he believes music makes the issues he finds so crucial more palatable to the masses.
One of Denver’s biggest bands, The Flobots, are set to release their sophomore effort Survival Story March 16. Founding member and co-emcee Jonny 5 discussed the new album, performing live and life after their huge single “Handlebars.”