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Life of Mountaineering Pioneer, Charles Crenchaw, Honored with Exhibit from Keystone Coalition

Life of Mountaineering Pioneer, Charles Crenchaw, Honored with Exhibit from Keystone Coalition Photo courtesy of Janelle Paciencia. Charles Crenchaw is a mountaineering pioneer, even though few people know his name. Crenchaw was the first black American to summit Denali (then called Mount McKinley) on July 9, 1964. To honor his [...]

Life of Mountaineering Pioneer, Charles Crenchaw, Honored with Exhibit from Keystone Coalition2020-02-21T13:03:21-07:00

Keystone Offers Insight to Boulder City Council About Tribal Consultation

Keystone Offers Insight to Boulder City Council About Tribal Consultation The director of Keystone’s American Indian/Alaska Native program, Ernest House, Jr., offered a presentation on Feb. 11 to the Boulder City Council on conducting tribal consultations with federally recognized American Indian Tribes and Nations. The full presentation is available below. [...]

Keystone Offers Insight to Boulder City Council About Tribal Consultation2020-02-17T11:32:10-07:00

Honey Bee Health Coalition Partners Beekeepers and Landowners Together to Enhance Pollinator Health

Honey Bee Health Coalition Partners Beekeepers and Landowners Together to Enhance Pollinator Health The Honey Bee Health Coalition, which is facilitated by the Keystone Policy Center, is finding remarkable results partnering beekeepers and landowners together to support pollinator health through the Bee Integrated Demonstration Project. “We know there are [...]

Honey Bee Health Coalition Partners Beekeepers and Landowners Together to Enhance Pollinator Health2020-01-16T13:24:56-07:00

Keystone Hosts Dialogue on the Fate of Nuclear Power in Carbon-Free Energy Future

Keystone Hosts Dialogue on the Fate of Nuclear Power in Carbon-Free Energy Future (Left to right) Jessica Lovering, Devin Hartman, Jackie Kempfer, Jeffrey S. Merrifield, Edwin Lyman. Photo courtesy Alicia Moulton/Our Energy Policy. Nuclear power provides over 50 percent of carbon-free energy in the United States. But [...]

Keystone Hosts Dialogue on the Fate of Nuclear Power in Carbon-Free Energy Future2019-12-19T12:01:48-07:00

Lieutenant Governor, Keystone Partner to Conduct Series of Mental Health Listening Sessions

Lieutenant Governor, Keystone Partner to Conduct Series of Mental Health Listening Sessions Ernest House, Jr., director of Keystone's American Indian/Alaska Native program, leads a listening session on mental health at the Southern Ute Indian Reservation. Photo courtesy of Lindsay J. Box. Keystone Policy Center is partnering with the office of the [...]

Lieutenant Governor, Keystone Partner to Conduct Series of Mental Health Listening Sessions2019-12-09T12:39:45-07:00

(VIDEO): Denver 7 speaks to Keystone about Colorado’s history regarding land and Native American tribes

(VIDEO): Denver 7 speaks to Keystone about Colorado’s history regarding land and Native American tribes Ernest House, director of Keystone's American Indian/Alaska Native Program, is interviewed by Denver 7 about displacement, reparations, and the acknowledgement by one neighborhood association of Colorado's history regarding land and Native American tribes. Watch the [...]

(VIDEO): Denver 7 speaks to Keystone about Colorado’s history regarding land and Native American tribes2019-11-26T09:07:00-07:00

Opinion: Despite painful history, Colorado’s tribal nations and Fort Lewis College found path toward reconciliation

Opinion: Despite painful history, Colorado’s tribal nations and Fort Lewis College found path toward reconciliation Ernest House, Jr. By Ernest House, Jr. For thousands of years, beginning long before there was ever a line demarking its borders, Colorado has been home to American Indian residents. There were once 48 tribes in [...]

Opinion: Despite painful history, Colorado’s tribal nations and Fort Lewis College found path toward reconciliation2019-11-11T12:24:15-07:00

Keystone Helps Organize, Moderate Discussion at Public Symposium on Human Germline Editing

Keystone Helps Organize, Moderate Discussion at Public Symposium on Human Germline Editing Keystone Policy Center's Director of Emerging Technologies Program, Julie Shapiro, moderated a session at an event on human germline editing Oct. 26.  The event was called CRISPR Consensus? and it featured scientists, religious leaders, advocates, policymakers, and others participating in an [...]

Keystone Helps Organize, Moderate Discussion at Public Symposium on Human Germline Editing2020-01-16T12:51:42-07:00

Pathways to Decarbonization, Leadership, Powering Innovation Key Topics at Fall 2019 Keystone Energy Board Meeting

Pathways to Decarbonization, Leadership, Powering Innovation Key Topics at Fall 2019 Keystone Energy Board Meeting Keystone Policy Center conducted its Fall 2019 meeting with the Keystone Energy Board Oct. 22. The board is comprised of roughly 55 individuals who represent different perspectives on energy policy, including people with energy policy expertise from industry, [...]

Pathways to Decarbonization, Leadership, Powering Innovation Key Topics at Fall 2019 Keystone Energy Board Meeting2019-10-29T09:09:21-06:00

Keystone Welcomes New Trustees to Its Board

Keystone Welcomes New Trustees to Its Board Keystone Policy Center welcomed three national business and policy leaders to the organization’s Board of Trustees this week. The new members include: Katie McGinty, Vice President of Global Government Relations at Johnson Controls International Luis Benitez, Vice President of Government Affairs and Global Impact, VF Corporation [...]

Keystone Welcomes New Trustees to Its Board2019-10-25T07:29:06-06:00