Cool-off period ahead for Earth, speaker says

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John Casey, president of the Space and Science Research Corp., speaks Friday to a standing-room-only crowd about “The Earth’s Climate Status and Its Future” during the 10th annual Energy Forum and Expo at Two Rivers Convention Center in Grand Junction.


Sun’s influence on our climate controversial part of message

By 2031, the Earth will be deep into a prolonged cold, one that could last two centuries and squeeze the amount of land available for agriculture, said a forecaster who anticipates a less-active sun.
John Casey, who headed the National Space Policy Committee during the George H.W. Bush administration, said the sun is entering a 206-year cooling cycle as he spoke to more than 400 people Friday at Two Rivers Convention Center during the 10th annual Energy Forum and Expo.

Parents pull children out of school tests

Lisa Ricks and her daughter decided together that the Palisade High ninth-grader will not participate in this spring’s Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers tests, following a bad experience with a practice test dotted with questions on concepts not yet addressed in class.



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