Polling released earlier this week found that a majority of Colorado voters support the significant climate spending included in Joe Biden’s Build Back Better package.
Jared Polis Can Lead the Way By Holding Oil and Gas Industry Accountable for Cleaning Up Their Messes
It’s a simple lesson we all learn as children: when you make a mess, you are responsible for cleaning it up.
‘Is It Going To Take More Tragedy for Us To Grow Up?’ CO Environmentalists React to U.N. Climate Change Report
The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a report Monday revealing, once again, the dire state of the climate crisis.
In late June, a blistering heatwave settled over the Pacific Northwest, shattering high-temperature records from California to Canada. Hundreds of outdoor laborers or those who lacked air conditioning were hospitalized for heat-related ailments, and dozens died. Portland’s transit operator suspended rail service because of heat-damaged cables, while highways in Washington were closed due to buckling asphalt.
Across Colorado towns and counties are passing resolutions supporting President Joe Biden’s executive order to indefinitely pause new oil and gas leases on federal public lands.
Earlier today, to celebrate the beginning of Climate Week, climate advocates and state legislators stated the need for environmental justice and climate legislation in Colorado.
A report released last Tuesday by the environmental group 350 Colorado found that 70% of the state’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions stem from the oil and gas industry.
A few years ago, massive protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline at Standing Rock changed the popular narrative about what climate activism looked like. The protests made clear that ramming dangerous pipelines through vulnerable communities wasn’t going to be easy anymore.
As the Climate Crisis Rages in Colorado, Latino Voters Poised to Have Outsized Impact in 2020 Election
The smoky air hanging over Colorado is a daily reminder that the climate crisis is here. Colorado, like many Western states, has seen record-breaking wildfires driven by climate change. While all Coloradans are feeling the effects of the climate crisis, the Latino community is disproportionately affected.