News Release | Environment Colorado

Colorado, states make sure U.S. doesn't show up in Copenhagen empty-handed

Today, Environment Colorado released a new report showing that state policies, like Colorado’s renewable energy standard, are getting the job done in addressing global climate change.

News Release | Environment Colorado

New report shows Colorado’s global warming pollution on the rise, Summit County and ski industry leaders call for action

With ski season revving into high gear, Summit County Commissioner Karn Stiegelmeier, Breckenridge Mayor John Warner, and Dave November, Environmental Manager for Breckenridge Ski Resort joined Environment Colorado for a press conference at the base of one of the nation’s most visited ski slope. 

News Release | Environment Colorado

New DOE report finds Colorado poised for green ‘Industries of the Future’ as Senate takes up clean energy bill

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy released a report that finds that Colorado has the industrial and human capital base, the natural resource potential, and ongoing policy framework to capitalize on federal efforts to repower America with a clean energy economy. 

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Transit riders tell Congress, don’t miss the bus

Transit advocate Vivian Stovall joined the Colorado Association of State Transit Agencies (CASTA), Environment Colorado and other groups calling on Congress to back funding for transit development. 

News Release | Environment Colorado

House takes historic vote on global warming

The following is a statement by Pam Kiely, legislative director for Environment Colorado regarding the historic passage of the American Clean Energy and Security Act.

News Release | Environment Colorado

Environment Colorado Calls for More Clean Energy, No Drilling in Senate Energy Bill

The legislation being voted on today by the Senate Energy and Natural Resources committee, does little or nothing to spur renewable energy in this country. The proposal risks sensitive coastal ecosystems to pollution and spills from off-shore drilling, while worsening global warming by opening the door to high-carbon fuels such as liquid coal, tar sands and oil shale, according to Environment Colorado.   

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Dire impacts of global warming avoidable with a clean energy economy

Today, 13 government science agencies issued the most definitive scientific assessment to date of the impacts of global warming on the United States and reinforced the urgency of acting now to reduce global warming pollution.

News Release | Environment Colorado

Colo. helps revamp the auto industry

Today, Governor Bill Ritter signed into law legislation creating tax incentives to put more low-emission vehicles out on the road.

News Release | Environment Colorado

Coalition tells Congress ‘don’t miss the boat’ on national clean energy economy

Kayakers took to the rapids at Confluence Park to join a coalition delivering a simple message to Congress— don’t miss the boat on passing landmark energy legislation that would fight global warming and protect Colorado’s water, wildlife and way of life. 

News Release | Environment Colorado

Vice President Biden announces major green recovery initiative in Denver

Today, the Vice President announced a joint partnership between the Departments of Energy, Housing, Labor, and Agriculture to create a $500 million project to train workers for jobs in the clean energy economy. A press statement follows by Pam Kiely, legislative program director of Environment Colorado.

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