CCLC on Draft Colorado GHG Inventory 2019

Colorado Coalition for a Livable Climate news release on July 12, 2019   Fort Collins, CO – The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) released its draft “Colorado Greenhouse Gas Inventory 2019 Including Projections to 2020 and 2030” on July 5th.  That report provides actual statewide greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions data through 2015, …

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Open Letter to Colorado’s Congressional Delegation

The Colorado Coalition for a Livable Climate (CCLC) sent a letter to all nine members of Colorado’s congressional delegation on June 24th, 2019 urging them to work on moving legislation forward in Congress that will address the climate crisis.  Eight of them (Senators Bennet and Gardner; and Representatives DeGette, Tipton, Buck, Lamborn, Perlmutter and Crow) …

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CCLC Urges Bolder Climate Goals in 2020

Colorado Coalition for a Livable Climate news release on May 2nd,  2019 Fort Collins, CO – Yesterday, the Climate Action Plan to Reduce Pollution bill, HB 19-1261, received final approval from the legislature, and is now ready for the Governor’s signature. The Colorado Coalition for a Livable Climate (CCLC) recognizes and appreciates the historic progress …

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Colorado should set bold climate change goals

Published in the Colorado Independent on April 2nd, 2019 The Colorado General Assembly soon will consider establishing additional climate goals for our state. The bill, HB19-1261, would set goals of a 50% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 and a 90% emissions reduction by 2050, both compared to 2005 levels. The bill also reaffirms …

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CCLC Urges Bolder Climate Goals as New Climate Legislation is Introduced this Week

Colorado Coalition for a Livable Climate News Release on March 22nd, 2019   Fort Collins, CO – Yesterday, the long-anticipated bill to establish new climate goals for the State of Colorado was released by its cosponsors in the House and Senate.  The Colorado Coalition for a Livable Climate (CCLC), a broad coalition of 26 member …

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Increase in Global Temperature for Four Different Emissions Scenarios

The graph below shows the projected increase in global average temperature above 1850 levels for four different greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions scenarios. The red line labeled “business as usual” uses Representation Concentration Pathway (RCP) 8.5 emissions projections from the IPCC Fifth Assessment. The orange line labeled “renewable electricity” results from cutting emissions 25% between 2020 …

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NCP4CE Applauds PRPA for goal of 100 percent non-carbon electricity by 2030

 Northern Colorado Partners for Clean Energy Applauds Platte River Power Authority for goal of 100 percent non-carbon electricity by 2030 Utility’s Commitment Comes After 100% Clean, Renewable Energy Commitments in Ft. Collins and Longmont For Immediate Release: Thursday December 6, 2018 Media Contacts: Gordon MacAlpine, Estes Valley Clean Energy Coalition, ph. 970-342-4668, gmacalpi@trinity.edu Kevin Cross, …

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