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  • Polis Admin Unveils Latest Electric Vehicle Policy, Avoids California-Style Gas Vehicle Ban

    Polis Admin Unveils Latest Electric Vehicle Policy, Avoids California-Style Gas Vehicle Ban0

    • December 9, 2022

    The Polis administration appears to favor the carrot over the stick to encourage electric vehicle adoption. The administration on Thursday released its updated roadmap for encouraging the electrification of the state’s transportation sector, which includes a goal of “nearly 100% of light-duty vehicles being electric by 2050, 100% of medium- and heavy-duty vehicles being zero emissions,

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  • Governor Polis Again Downplays Nuclear Energy…But with a Catch

    Governor Polis Again Downplays Nuclear Energy…But with a Catch0

    • November 18, 2022

    Colorado’s Governor may not be a huge proponent of nuclear energy, but he at least isn’t ruling it out either. Fresh off his resounding reelection victory earlier this month, Governor Jared Polis took to the national stage with an appearance on the popular HBO political talk show “Real Time with Bill Maher” last week. During

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  • Fudging the Numbers: How Colorado Policymakers Mislead on Energy Costs

    Fudging the Numbers: How Colorado Policymakers Mislead on Energy Costs0

    • October 12, 2022

    An increasingly common theme of the energy policy debate here in Colorado, particularly among renewables advocates, is the trumpeting of cost statistics purporting to show the affordability benefits of transitioning to wind and solar over legacy fossil fuel plants. Take, for instance, a recent statement made by Governor Jared Polis during a gubernatorial debate late

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  • Building Energy Code Board Members Announced

    Building Energy Code Board Members Announced0

    • October 4, 2022

    The Colorado Energy Office (CEO) has released the names of the final members of the state’s new Energy Code Advisory Board tasked with implementing the recently passed HB 22-1362, a cost raising piece of the legislation that seeks to encourage building electrification. Here’s the final make up of the board, per the CEO website: Board

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  • California Finalizes Gas-Vehicle Ban. Is Colorado Next?

    California Finalizes Gas-Vehicle Ban. Is Colorado Next?0

    • August 24, 2022

    In 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom (D.) signed an unprecedented executive order banning the sale of new gas-powered cars and trucks after 2035. The order was then kicked to the California Air Resources Board (CARB), a state regulatory agency dedicated to air pollution, to formalize the rules in order to make Newsom’s decree a reality.

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  • Beware of global warming opportunists in conservative clothing

    Beware of global warming opportunists in conservative clothing0

    • July 10, 2017

    There is a new, Colorado-based, self-described “conservative” group The Western Way (TWW) with an enticing tag line “conservative stewards of the Western environment.” Sounds good, right? Until you try to find out who these “conservative stewards” really are. If you are attending the Western Conservative Summit (and you should), you will see these guys there.

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