Local environmental groups discover major gap in state emission goals and speak out at today’s Air Quality Control Commission Hearing in Denver, demanding swifter action to meet Colorado climate goals.
Boulder County Commissioners Pass Historical Resolution on Climate Change and Insurance – and the move coincides with Fossil Fuel Divestment Day, a national distributed day of action focused on divestment
350 Colorado is running a number of campaigns focused on defunding climate disaster, including a statewide divestment campaign targeting the Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA), Colorado’s state pension fund. KDNK Community Radio hosted a segment on the Fossil Free PERA campaign and efforts underway.
350 CO and the Colorado Coalition for a Livable Climate (CCLC) recently sent a letter to all nine members of Colorado’s congressional delegation urging them to work on moving legislation forward in Congress that will address the climate crisis.
Yesterday, the Climate Action Plan to Reduce Pollution bill, HB 19-1261, received final approval from the legislature, and is now ready for the Governor’s signature. The Colorado Coalition for a Livable Climate (CCLC) recognizes and appreciates the historic progress the legislature has made this session in attempting to get Colorado to do its part in addressing the looming climate disaster. It is gratified that HB 19-1261 acknowledges the importance of limiting the global temperature rise to 1.5° Celsius over the pre-industrial average, as called for by the October 2018 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Report.
Fort Collins, CO – Yesterday, the long-anticipated bill to establish new climate goals for the State of Colorado was released by its cosponsors in the House and Senate. The Colorado Coalition for a Livable Climate (CCLC), of which 350 Colorado is a member, supports efforts to address the climate crisis and calls on the General Assembly to adopt bolder climate goals than those currently proposed in the bill in order to be more consistent with a 66% chance of limiting the global average temperature rise no more than 1.5 degrees Celsius – the maximum recommended in the October 2018 Report released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) to avoid the most dire climate impacts.