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Posts Tagged ‘climate action’

How Effective Has the Climate Action Tax Been?

How Effective Has the Climate Action Tax Been?

graph courtesy City of Boulder At a PLAN-Boulder County forum on Friday, October 19, Jonathan Koehn, Regional Sustainability Coordinator for the City of Boulder, asserted that the Climate Action Plan (CAP) tax has allowed Boulder to avoid [...]

Energy Intensity and Boulder’s Climate Action Framework

Energy Intensity and Boulder’s Climate Action Framework

Odense, Denmark (Google Street View) With this year's expiration of the Kyoto Protocol and our Climate Action Plan (CAP) tax, the City of Boulder is looking to the future, trying to come up with an appropriate longer term climate action [...]

From Threat to Adaptation: Is the dialogue on Climate Change shifting?

From Threat to Adaptation: Is the dialogue on Climate Change shifting?

"The World Revs its Heat Engine"NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Collection “Should I stay or should I go now? If I go there will be trouble And if I stay it will be double . . . ” The Clash 1982 The question in this song was at the [...]

Help put Boulder’s Climate Smart Loan Program back on track

Help put Boulder’s Climate Smart Loan Program back on track

In the summer of 2010, Boulder's innovative Climate Smart Loan Program screeched to a halt, because the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) decided that the property assessed clean energy (PACE) financing mechanism amounted to a lien on any [...]

Miller-McCune | Vehicle-to-Grid: A New Spin on Car Payments

Miller-McCune | Vehicle-to-Grid: A New Spin on Car Payments

For 15 years, Kempton, who directs the University of Delaware’s Center for Carbon-Free Power Integration, has pushed the idea that fleets of electric vehicles — rather than being another big draw on the electric grid — could provide valuable [...]

Glustrom Wins Renewable Energy Award

Glustrom Wins Renewable Energy Award

On June 3rd in Fort Collins, CO, Leslie Glustrom of Clean Energy Action was awarded Colorado Renewable Energy Society’s (CRES) most prestigious award, The Larson-Notari, for her exemplary contributions in the field of renewable energy. Glustrom [...]

Can Boulder Keep the Lights On?

Can Boulder Keep the Lights On?

Dennis Eastman, chief executive officer of ENCO Utility Services, declared at a forum sponsored by Clean Energy Action on the evening of June 1 that a municipally-owned electrical utility in the City of Boulder “would be fundamentally better [...]

Know Your Power

Know Your Power

A Public Forum When: Thursday, June 2 Time: 6:00-8:30 p.m. Where: East Boulder Community Center, 5660 Sioux Drive Boulder's 20-year franchise agreement with Xcel Energy expired last year, giving our community a chance to determine the best [...]

What Can Boulder Learn from Green Energy Pioneers?

What Can Boulder Learn from Green Energy Pioneers?

At a PLAN-Boulder forum on the evening of May 16 two members of Professor Bruce Goldstein’s graduate planning studio class at the University of Colorado-Denver summarized case studies it conducted of three energy localization programs in various [...]

iMatter March

iMatter March

This is Xiuhtezcatl - I am 11 years old. With the help of my mom, Tamara, I am writing to let you know about a very urgent matter. I am an Earth Guardian Leader, and my mom, well she is the backbone of our organization.  Our future is in [...]

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