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 RCP8.5 emissions projections from the IPCC Fifth Assessment. The orange line labeled “renewable electricity” results from cutting emissions 25% between 2020 and 2040 to …

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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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Denver Pledges 100% Renewable Electricity By 2030

July 18th, 2018 by Kurt Lowder Denver’s Mayor, who is seeking a third term, has pledged the city will source 100% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030. In doing so, Denver has become the 73rd city in the United States to commit to a 100% renewable electricity target; however, few have aimed to complete the …

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Colorado Candidate Questionnaire on Climate and Clean Energy

Updated on September 27th, 2018 The Colorado Coalition for a Livable Climate asked Colorado Gubernatorial, House, and Senate candidates where they stand on issues related to climate protection and clean energy.  51 candidates who will be on the ballot in November responded to seven questions covering renewable electricity goals, greenhouse gas emissions reduction goals, oil …

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Senate bill seeks to stop Hickenlooper from following Paris climate accord

Jeff Neumann Lee, left, and Harry Gregory protest legislation to block Colorado from following the goals of the Paris climate accord. (Photo by Leslie Glustrom, courtesy of Colorado Coalition for a Livable Climate) A Senate committee debated a bill Wednesday (4/18/18) to take away Gov. John Hickenlooper’s ability to keep Colorado in line with the …

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