Welcome to our August 2022 Newsletter!

In this issue you’ll learn about how to create your own fossil free investment portfolio, why the Federal Reserve is key in fighting climate change, and how to support free public transportation this month.

From all of us on the 350CO Team, we wish you a wonderful summer!


Quote of the Month – “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” ~ Dan Millman  

Action of The Month: Join us for a Fossil Free Federal Reserve Action in Wyoming, August 25-28th! –> Click here sign up and learn more.

Join Us! Fossil Free Federal Reserve Action in Wyoming – & How the Fed Can Support Climate Action (August 25-28th) It’s time for the Federal Reserve, the US central bank, to set policies to dissuade the big banks from investing in fossil fuel companies and projects. Learn more about why we are focusing on the Federal Reserve to protect the climate, and join us for an upcoming action in Wyoming at the Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium. 

How To Build Your Own Fossil Free Investment Portfolio

In recent years it has become easy to create your own investment portfolio using online investment apps. Find out how to create a fossil-free and green tech retirement or investment portfolio that helps fight climate change and earns money in the upcoming sustainable energy revolution.

Photo: RTD Toolkit

Zero Fare for Better Air: Why You Should Try Public Transportation this Month

In August, much of Colorado will have the opportunity to explore getting around via public transportation for free. Learn why public transportation is key to fighting ozone, and why reducing emissions from transportation is vital to our success in transitioning to the clean, green world we envision.


How Time in Nature Can Lead to Unexpected Insights – 4 Practices for Fresh Perspective

Next time you step outside, try something different. Take a deeper breath than is your habit. Open your eyes more widely, and sharpen your vision. Recall the countless ways we are invited into new revelations. Become an avid explorer of the places that greet you, and let yourself be surprised at what you find.


Video of the Month- The Truth About Ozone 

Did you know Colorado faces significant ozone pollution? Get the facts about ozone pollution, what causes it, and the health impacts. Learn about ways to take meaningful action at the state level.


A huge thanks to our August Climate Hero of the Month – Barbara Woontner! 

Barbara Woontner, August Climate Hero!

This month we are excited to honor Barbara Woontner as our August Climate Hero of the Month! The climate movement needs data and software masters, and we are so grateful to work with an incredible person like Barbara! Whether it is doing outreach at the July EcoFiesta in Commerce City, or improving 350 Colorado’s internal data processes, Barbara is there to support the movement. 

Meet Barbara! 


Upcoming Events & Actions

Please view our full calendar to join local team meetings, committee conference calls & more

Did you know? You can support 350CO when buying a home!

If you or someone you know is looking to buy a new home, please support 350CO through Climate Change Realty – a real estate brokerage that donates 50% of its net commissions to 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations dedicated to fighting climate change. Contact ethan@ccrboulder.com if you are interested in moving or visit www.ccrboulder.com today and look for 350CO on the list of partnering non-profits!