Action of the Month: Stand up for black lives during Black History Month. Click here to take action.
A Love Letter to the Earth and the Climate Movement
For Valentine’s Day this year, our team got together to share just why we love the earth and the climate movement. Read on for an uplifting, poetic, and heart-warming experience. Read it here.
The Race To Curb Climate Change with Pronghorn, America’s Fastest Land Mammal
The phrase “dual crisis” to describe the worrying trends of climate change and biodiversity loss has become colloquial. These natural emergencies will require innovative, swift action to avert catastrophe. Why not make the solution two-in-one? Learn about the importance of preserving Colorado’s shortgrass prairie as a climate solution. Read it here.
Degrowth: Supporting a Just Recovery out of COVID-19
How radically changing our economic system can lead to a better quality of life for all and help save our planet. Plus five policies and strategies to make it happen! Read it here.
Teaching Girls To Love The Earth – And Take Action To Protect It!
Read a book review and interview with Mel Hammond, author of the children’s book, Love The Earth, and learn about the 350 CO Youth Action Committee and youth climate activists in Colorado! Read more.
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CLIMATE HERO OF THE MONTH
This month we are recognizing the amazing efforts of Sam Killmeyer. Sam joined 350 Colorado after the 2019 climate strikes and reached out to offer her support and expertise in the world of digital marketing and writing. Since then, Sam has gone above and beyond her volunteer roles to advance our website and this newsletter. READ MORE
350 COLORADO & 60+ PARTNERS URGE POLIS TO PHASE OUT FRACKING IN NEXT DECADE
350 Colorado released a report showing the oil and gas sector contributes a shocking 70% of Colorado’s GHG emissions. After the second release of Colorado’s GHG roadmap, 350CO & 60+ partners delivered a letter to the Governor’s office urging the state to properly account for these emissions and phase out oil and gas production in the next ten years. Read about it here.
MEET OUR TEAM! GET TO KNOW 350 COLORADO’S NEWEST ORGANIZERS
Thanks to our generous supporters 350 Colorado has rapidly expanded our force of paid climate organizers here in Colorado. Read the bio’s of our newest members of the team and feel free to reach out and say hello! Learn more here.
VIDEO OF THE MONTH: BENEFITS OF HEAT PUMP WATER HEATERS
Heat pump water heaters (HPWHs) are highly efficient and reduce greenhouse gas emissions compared to gas or propane water heaters. In this talk, Neil Kolwey describes the technology, the benefits, and a plan for increasing adoption rates of HPWHs (along with heat pumps for space heating) to help Colorado achieve its climate goals.
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