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The Power of the People

The Power of the People

Attending Power Shift 2011 in Washington D.C. was an empowering and unforgettable experience for me and the 32 students and campus affiliates from CU Boulder.  Power Shift is a clean energy and climate justice convergence that attracts over 12,000 [...]

The Colorado Independent | Dems blast bill that would make dramatic changes to Governor’s Energy Office

The Colorado Independent | Dems blast bill that would make dramatic changes to Governor’s Energy Office

“But it also strikes wherever it’s ‘renewable energy’ and it’s now ‘innovative energy,’ which is code for coal, oil and gas, so it’s a drastic change in direction for the state. It turns us 180 degrees and has us marching straight [...]

The Colorado Independent | Renewable energy falling in price and becoming more readily available

The Colorado Independent | Renewable energy falling in price and becoming more readily available

"The reality is that all forms of energy are subsidized. Some are subsidized through tax credits. Some are subsidized through their externalities,” he said, citing the pollutants of nitrous oxide, sulphur dioxide and mercury, all of which are [...]

Sustainable City Network | Portland Energy Retrofit Program Goes Statewide

Sustainable City Network | Portland Energy Retrofit Program Goes Statewide

"The Portland pilot program has been successful in supporting new jobs in the community, expanding the market for energy efficiency products and services, and is serving as a model for other communities looking to adopt home energy efficiency [...]

Van Jones Urges Boulder to Embrace the Green Collar Economy

Van Jones Urges Boulder to Embrace the Green Collar Economy

At the 2011 PLAN-Boulder County Annual Dinner on March 2, Van Jones told a packed banquet hall at the Hotel Boulderado that the most dire threat facing America right now is not climate change, but increased diversity coupled with decreased [...]

The Boulder Protocols Go to Kyoto

The Boulder Protocols Go to Kyoto

Japan, Germany, and Sweden rely heavily on nuclear power for their electricity supplies, Mayor Susan Osborne pointed out in reporting on her February 11 talk to the Low-Carbon Cities Conference in Kyoto, Japan at a PLAN-Boulder evening forum on [...]

Rally to Protect the Clean Air Act!

Rally to Protect the Clean Air Act!

Care about clean air and a safe climate?  Join us! The Clean Air Act is the best tool we have for safeguarding clean air, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and fighting climate change at the national level.  Overly industry-friendly senators and [...]

Energy Slam!

Energy Slam!

The expiration of the 20-year Xcel franchise at the end of 2010 has given the City of Boulder a unique opportunity to determine its own energy future. Citizens for Boulder’s Clean Energy Future, a group of citizens passionate about reducing our [...]

Portraits of Mass Consumption

Portraits of Mass Consumption

In Edward Tufte's book, Envisioning Information, ideas are laid out about how to communicate information in "flatland" and escape the inherent two dimensional limitation of paper and computer screens. Tufte also warns against using "chartjunk" a [...]

High Country News | Bring the electrons home

High Country News | Bring the electrons home

Boulder now stands at an energy crossroads, one that other Western communities are facing as they demand affordable, locally controlled clean energy from profit-driven, coal hungry utilities. Read the entire article at High Country News: Bring [...]

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