Good policy in climate & energy

Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser talks about state government innovations energy and climate policy and the conflicts with the Trump administration.

Time to think beyond oil and gas?

A BlueGreen Alliance report documents the giant growth of the oil and gas sectors in Colorado and New Mexico—and why it’s time to plan for the inevitable bust.

When the coal plants finally close

Craig Station concept shot

Colorado’s Just Transition Advisory Committee draft plan calls for benefits for displaced workers as coal mines and plants in Colorado’s Yampa Valley, but it has no answers for the local school districts who will lose significant property tax assessments.

Colorado aims for Just Transition

Colorado in 2019 adopted a law calling for a “just transition” for workers and communities impacted by the transition from coal. State officials heard testimony just before the dark curtain of covid fell, slowing but not stopping the planning.