Greening up roads and buildings

A Colorado bill proposes to add the global warming potential of materials used in buildings — and, in a national first, roads —in evaluating state funded projects.

A nudge, not a shove

Three Colroado coal plants must retire by the end of 2028, a year earlier than the utilities planned, the state’s Air Quality Control Commission has ruled. Still to be decided: Hayden units 1 and 2.

Colorado’s decarbonization roadmap*

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis ran on a platform of a rapid decarbonization of electricity. Environmental groups say his administration isn’t moving quickly enough.