WRA board members

Farewells and Welcomes

| by John Nielsen

On behalf of Western Resource Advocates staff and supporters, we’d like to say thank you and wish a fond farewell to three long-standing members of our board of directors — Chelsea Congdon Brundige, A.J. Grant, and Donna House — as they near the end of their terms of service, in November 2021. As we celebrate... Read more »

Colorado Politics Op-Ed: It now falls to Colorado and its communities to care for our climate

| by John Nielsen

This op-ed was authored by John Nielsen, clean energy program director with Western Resource Advocates. It originally appeared in Colorado Politics on July 10, 2019. Colorado’s legislature and Gov. Jared Polis re-established Colorado’s reputation as a national leader in climate action by enacting a suite of clean energy bills into law this spring. While federal... Read more »

Our 2018 Year in Review: Transitioning to a Zero-Carbon Economy Across the West

| by John Nielsen

2018 brought new partnerships, an important midterm election, and some big reductions in carbon emissions from the region’s power sector.


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Governor Hickenlooper’s Climate Executive Order Shows the West & World that Carbon Pollution Reductions Are a Must

| by John Nielsen

What does the executive order for Colorado on climate action accomplish?