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We helped win the single biggest action our country has ever taken on climate

Under the newly announced Clean Power Plan, gas and coal power plants will pollute 32 percent less and clean energy sources such as wind and solar will meet much more of the nation’s electricity needs. Environment America is proud of the role we’ve played to galvanize public support for this historic plan. With continued commitment from President Obama and state leaders, and strong backing from the American people, this will mark a giant shift toward the 100 percent clean energy reality that the climate crisis demands and future generations deserve.

News Release | Environment Colorado

Obama Administration Gives Green Light to Cleaner Cars

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Transportation today proposed the first-ever uniform standards to improve fuel economy and reduce global warming pollution from new passenger vehicles.  The standards largely mirror those already adopted by 14 states.

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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.

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News Release | Environment Colorado

Now Is the Time to Unleash the Power of Clean Energy

The following is a statement from Pam Kiely, legislative director for Environment Colorado:

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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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News Release | Environment Colorado

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.

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