Ditching Fossil Fuels: Colorado moves to 100% Renewable Energy

Ditching Fossil Fuels: Colorado moves to 100% Renewable Energy

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Ditching Fossil Fuels, Colorado moves to 100% Renewable Energy

Actions to substantially reduce carbon emissions to protect a stable climate must start at the local level. In the US, the Sierra Club created the “Ready For 100%” campaign to showcase local efforts and convince cities to explore individual pathways and commit to reaching ambitious energy goals. The purpose of this event is to learn what exactly people can do, and where to get started. Hear from several people advancing this local agenda and then get involved. More info at tinyurl.com/jeffco100

Joyce McLaren is with NREL’s Markets & Policy Analysis Group in the Strategic Energy Analysis Center.
Leslie Glustrom from Boulder headed Clean Energy Action and is putting pressure on utilities such as XCEL to retire coal power plants and move swiftly to Renewable Energy.
David Cockrell was the lead RF100 organizer for the Pueblo campaign where City Council introduced a resolution to take Pueblo to 100 percent renewable energy by 2035.

Organized by the Jefferson County chapter of the Colorado Renewable Energy Society and the Sierra Club Colorado.
Contact: [email protected]


CRES features several local monthly speaker series throughout the state, provides speakers, experts, workshops and weighs in on state energy policy.

Note: Under the video, click on “…More” to get access to a running transcript.
Edited by Martin Voelker, CRES.