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New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan-Grisham announced this week that she would be adding her state to the U.S. Climate Alliance. During her State of the State address at the opening of the New Mexico legislature, Lujan-Grisham said that joining the alliance would be in addition to executive action to match the goals of the Paris Agreement, as well as a model for developing a “comprehensive climate plan” for her state moving forward.

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Gov. Jared Polis’ vision for Colorado’s energy future has drawn mixed reviews from key voices across the state, as legislators, county, and business officials assess the ramifications of shifting from an “all-of-the-above” strategy to 100 percent renewables over the next two decades The loss of jobs and talent, the uncertainty of retraining efforts, and the possibility of large population shifts in rural and urban communities as workers relocate were the top concerns according to those who spoke to Western Wire.

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Western Wire will update this blog throughout the day as reactions pour in from across the state. From the Colorado Supreme Court this morning: The supreme court now reverses the division’s judgment and concludes that the Commission properly declined to engage in rulemaking to consider Respondents’ proposed rule. The court …

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Gov. Jared Polis outlined his vision for Colorado’s energy future in his State of the State address Thursday at the Capitol. Polis, speaking to both houses of the Colorado General Assembly, declared that it was “time for us to take meaningful action to address the conflicts between oil and gas …

Colorado Rising held a rally on the steps of the Colorado State Capitol today to push for a moratorium on new drilling.  A group of several dozen protesters gathered with anti-fossil fuel signs and sang popular songs with lyrics changed to reflect their messaging.  The demonstrators then positioned themselves on …

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Former Colorado State Representative Joe Salazar is assuming the role of executive director of Colorado Rising, promising to take on the “fossil fuel dragon” in a video that announced his new leadership role this week. Colorado Rising is the group behind 2018’s Proposition 112, the measure that would have mandated …

Delays to energy infrastructure projects and bans to natural gas development by “keep it in the ground” activists have cost more than $91 billion in foregone economic impact, according to a new report by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Energy Institute. “This new analysis by the Chamber’s Global Energy …


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