Rocky Mountain Values (RMV), a progressive advocacy group, released a report today titled ‘Colorado’s Air Under Threat’ which detailed the dire state of Colorado’s air quality and called on Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) to help solve the problem by standing up to President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY).
As Colorado’s Democratic Governor Jared Polis prepared to deliver his State of the State address inside the state Capitol this morning, climate activists outside rallied and made demands.
Governor Jared Polis (D-CO) signed several climate action bills today that will contribute toward the administration’s goal for the state to become entirely reliant on renewable energy sources by the year 2040.
Last month, the Political Economy Research Institute at the University of Massachusetts Amherst released a comprehensive plan for a sustainable Colorado economy. The study's other main goal was to identify ways to preserve the well-being of the state's workforce.
Environmental activists with the Boulder Sunrise Movement held a rally Tuesday outside of U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet’s (D-CO) office calling on him to support the environmental resolution known as the Green New Deal.
The Trump administration is refusing to regulate two toxic chemicals known to contaminate the drinking water of many Americans, including tens of thousands of families near Colorado Springs.
The League of Conservation Voters (LCV), a national environmental group, released its annual congressional scorecard Tuesday, spotlighting its ratings of Colorado’s delegation, which ranged from 100 percent (Democratic Congressman Ed Perlmutter and Jared Polis) to 0 percent (Republican Sen. Cory Gardner and U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn).
Colorado state senator to environmentalists who want less carbon pollution: “You want to kill all the trees and plants”
In a talk radio appearance last week, Colorado State Sen. Jerry Sonnenberg (R-Sterling) had this to say about environmentalists concerned about carbon pollution, which is causing temperatures to rise on Earth:
Colorado state Sen. Ray Scott, a Republican from Grand Junction, is well known for his “drill, baby, drill” approach to energy policy and disdain for renewables.
Conservation Colorado issued report cards assessing the conditions of several of the state’s major rivers last week, and the final grades bring some bad news.