Climate change sharpens challenges for Colorado’s fruit growers

Colorado fruit growers are celebrated for producing some of the most delectable peaches and cherries in the world. Grown on the Western Slope, the state’s stone fruits are known for their sweetness thanks to sunny days, cool nights and a soil full of minerals.
Still, even if the days are sunny, the business can be tough.

Cooking with natural gas may be hazardous to your health

In the United States, a 2017 kitchen audit by The NPD Group showed that 35% of households cook on gas stoves while 55% cook with electricity. And while the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regulates outdoor air quality, it’s much harder to regulate what’s inside your home, and that’s the air you breathe most of the time: People spend up to 90 percent of the day indoors, according to the EPA.