The Sierra Club Colorado Beyond Coal to Clean Energy Campaign is building off its momentum with recent victories with several coal plants retiring or being transitioned by 2017 across the Denver / Boulder region. We will continue to work to phase out dirty existing coal plants throughout the state with clean, renewable energy sources to achieve the state's 30% RES standard and the climate action plan for 80% CO2 reduction by 2050.
Colorado Beyond Coal
Xcel Energy is working to slow rooftop solar growth in Colorado, and we need to let them know this is unacceptable.
Many of you have likely seen or heard the stories on utilities attacking net metering for solar power across the country, detailing epic clashes of the solar-loving environmentalists verses the towering electric monopolies and wondered... 'Huh? What is this all about?' The answer is both simple and complex. To kick things off, let's answer the all-important question:
What is Net Metering?
Join us next Tuesday at Denver University for a roundtable on climate change.
The Climate Legacy Roundtable
Colorado is on the frontlines of climate disruption, and we're feeling the heat.
Learn more about the challenges faced and solutions embraced by various stakeholders including perspectives from healthcare, climate science, environment, energy, business, and government agencies.
This last year we experienced crippling drought, devastating wildfires and Superstorm Sandy. Climate change is happening -- and the American people get it.
President Obama has the power to curb climate disruption. Whether it’s stopping the Keystone XL Pipeline, rigorously enforcing the Clean Air and Water Act, or by protecting public lands from fossil fuel development -- but it won't happen unless we take action and show him we have his back.
For Immediate Release – January 15, 2013
Health of Thousands of Colorado Springs Residents at Risk Even After Coal Plant Modifications, New Expert Sulfur Dioxide Pollution Study Reveals
Independent Modeling Show Dangerous Sulfur Dioxide Plumes from Martin Drake Coal Plant Looming Over Colorado Springs; Latest Sign of Mounting Problems for Coal Plant as Millions of Ratepayer Dollars at Stake