350 Colorado’s Executive Director Micah Parkin called for a ban on fracking in Boulder County during a public hearing addressing the recently enacted moratorium on oil and gas operations put into place by County Commissioners last month.
On Saturday, July 13th 350 Boulder County hosted a Fossil Free Your Life Garden Party at the home of our Executive Director, Micah Parkin. Her daughters, Maia (age 15) and Ila (age 13) shared the following reflections just after.
On June 14th, students and adults from a variety of backgrounds and organizations gathered at the Denver Capitol building, marking one of the first summer climate strikes. Participants helped to kick off Pride weekend by highlighting the intersection of indigenous rights, LGBTQ+ advocacy, and environmental activism.
“350 Colorado is so lucky to have Amy as one of our climate leaders. She doesn’t hesitate to take leadership where it is needed – and always follows through. Thanks to Amy for her time, dedication, attention to detail and important organizing work. We’re so grateful for all you do!”
Promoting and supporting clean green energy is a major part of 350 Colorado’s mission. Three events this summer are designed to do just that: we’ll host a “Fossil Free Garden Party” on July 13th, a Renewable Energy Summit on August 17th (tentative date), and a Farm to Table Dinner the first weekend in October.
The Special Report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the 2050 Report have provided a calculated and detailed glimpse into our future if climate action isn’t taken immediately.
Get the latest news and updates on our efforts on fracking (hydraulic fracturing) in Colorado. Since the passage of SB-181, we are hard at work ensuring that public health and safety are a top priority for new regulations & urging an end to all fossil fuel projects.