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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The comparatively low cost of moving to 100 percent renewable energy

Re: “With the price of renewables falling, is 100 percent green energy affordable?” Jan. 26 Mark Jaffe column. The good news about Mark Jaffe’s column about moving electric generation to 100 percent renewables is that we can get to 80 percent right now. Wind and solar are now so much cheaper that getting to 80 …

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Colorado climate advocates call on Xcel to step up

Colorado climate advocates call on Xcel to step up as international climate negotiations are underway Denver, CO – November 15th, 2017 As international leaders meet in Bonn, Germany this week for the UN Climate Change Conference, local leaders, businesses, advocates and more are holding events across the US to support climate action in the absence …

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Review of the Draft 2017 Colorado Climate Plan

To:          Taryn Finnessey, Senior Climate Change Specialist, Colorado Water Conservation Board/Department of Natural Resources CC:         Governor John Hickenlooper, All Colorado State Senators and Representatives, All Fort Collins City Councilmembers From:    Kevin Cross, Colorado Coalition for a Livable Climate Spokesperson Date:     November 2nd, 2017 Re:         Comments on draft 2017 Colorado Climate Plan   The …

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