This past weekend 350 Colorado hosted a Renewable Energy Summit with a focus on ‘Moving Beyond Fracked Gas.’ Led by 350 Colorado’s new Renewable Energy Committee, the summit offered an opportunity to learn about renewable energy solutions and how to support the just transition to 100% renewable energy in Colorado. The below guest post was compiled by Ron Bennett, an architect and member of the 350 Colorado Renewable Energy Committee.
Opinion: Joe Salazar and Micah Parkin: Answer the youth call and end fracking in Colorado
By DAILY CAMERA GUEST OPINION | email@example.com | Boulder Daily Camera
October 22, 2019 at 3:51 pm
By Joe Salazar and Micah Parkin
Two weeks of Colorado Climate Strike actions recently culminated with a final rally in Civic Center Park in Denver with the inspirational 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, who ignited the Global Climate Strikes.
Last week, our climate strike coalition hosted Greta Thunberg in Denver. Her visit was a confirmation of the amazing hard work, passion, and dedication of our local organizers.
You can watch the full livestream here
The program included a panel of youth activists, frontline community members and Indigenous leaders who spoke about issues like social justice, Womxn in the movement, and local climate impacts to communities.