| By Erin Overturf
Last week, the federal district court in Colorado issued an order upholding the Colorado Renewable Energy Standard (“RES”) in the face of a constitutional challenge.
| By Stacy Tellinghuisen
Along with the report released today, in June the Environmental Protection Agency will release draft standards for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from existing power plants, which account for 33% of our nation’s GHG emissions.
| By Jorge Figueroa
Because of the work we do for the Colorado River, we were invited to visit the Mexican side of the Colorado River during the historical pulse flow. The experience gave me a deeper understanding of how ALL Colorado River water users are an integral part of the Colorado River ecosystem.
We have accomplished a lot of great things over this past year and Earth Day is the perfect day to share some of our successes.
| By Drew Beckwith
Thanks to a new legislative bill awaiting Governor Hickenlooper’s signature (S 14-103), our water use will decrease because the legislation phases out the sale of old, inefficient toilets, showerheads, and faucets, and substitutes high-efficiency, third party tested products in their place.
Which will be impacted by climate change: elfin forests, wildflowers, sage grouse, polar bears or children?
Humans will adapt, but the suffering and costs will be immense – unless we commit, as soon as possible, to reducing the excessive human-induced carbon pollution causing climate damage.