FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
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**PRESS RELEASE**New Report Finds Oil and Gas Industry Responsible for 70 percent of Colorado’s Greenhouse Gas EmissionsEnvironmental groups call for a complete phase-out of the oil and gas industry over the next 10 years to achieve state’s climate goalsDENVER — Nonprofit organization 350 Colorado released a report today outlining Colorado’s dangerous underestimation of the oil and gas industry’s contribution to the state greenhouse gas emissions.
ACTION OF THE MONTH: Stop Suncor from polluting nearby communities –Tell the Air Pollution Control Division to deny their permit!
Take ActionNY Divests Its Pension Fund from Fossil Fuels
New York state’s decision to divest its pension fund from fossil fuels is unprecedented, and paves the way for other states, such as Colorado, to do the same.
Written by Marie Venner
It’s 2021 and we’ve yet to see the big decarbonization turnarounds we need to enable system-wide change and to put us on the path to climate safety for our state. Our ambient atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) was up to 418 ppm (parts per million) this year, even at the remote Mauna Loa observatory.