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Inspired by palm trees, scientists develop hurricane-resilient wind turbines

Wind technology is growing—literally. Today’s offshore wind turbines can tower more than 490 feet above ground, their spinning blades churning out up to 8...
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It’s been unusually windy this spring. Here’s why you should care.

Think it’s been unusually windy on the Front Range this spring? You’re right. The National Weather Service in Boulder issued a record 16 red flag warnings—a...
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What the Marshall Fire can teach us about future climate catastrophes

What the Marshall Fire can teach us about future climate catastrophes

Nearly one month after the Marshall Fire became the most destructive and one of the most unique wildfires in Colorado history, CU Boulder researchers from...
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Amid wildfires and a pandemic, here’s how to keep your indoor air clean

Amid wildfires and a pandemic, here’s how to keep your indoor air clean

It’s no secret: The air quality is bad in Colorado this summer. Thus far, the state has issued 59 Ozone Action Day alerts since May 31—the most in a single...