News Release | Environment Colorado

World's Scientists: Global warming could wipe out 1/4 of all species

Approximately 20-30 percent of plant and animal species are at increasing risk of extinction if the global average temperature increases by another 2.2 to 4 degrees Fahrenheit, according to a major consensus report released today by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

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Supreme Court gives green light for Colorado to make cars cleaner

Environment Colorado hails today’s landmark decision as one of the most important environmental cases ever heard by the Supreme Court.

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Governor signs two bills to spur 'New Energy Economy'

Today, Gov. Bill Ritter signed two pieces of clean energy legislation – House Bill 1281 and Senate Bill 100 - to help create a “New Energy Economy” for Colorado. Environment Colorado joined the Governor at the signing ceremony outside the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s Wind Test Center in Boulder.

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'New Energy Economy' one step from Governor's desk

The Colorado State Senate voted for a strong renewable energy standard today on 2nd reading.

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Gov. Ritter Signs Landmark Water Quality Bill

On March 12, 2007 Governor Bill Ritter signed a landmark bill to protect Colorado water quality. Governor Ritter noted the importance of the bill to Colorado: "We as a state need to do all we can to protect this precious resource," Governor Ritter noted. "Water quality and quantity should be viewed together."

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