How & Why: Getting Our Community to 100%

View On Meetup.com Date Wednesday, 06 Nov 2019 5:00 PM Join us for a Panel Discussion on Local Efforts to Transition to Renewable Electricity by 2030. We’ll have Anthony J. Marchese, Phd, of the CSU College of Engineering leading a moderated discussion with our panelists: Wade Troxel, Mayor, City of Fort CollinsCorey Odell, Sustainability Coordinator, Odell Brewing CompanyJason Frisbee, CEO, …

Imperiled Pensions: PERA’s Losing Bet on Carbon (Thur Oct 24)

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 24 Oct 2019 7:00 PM IMPERILED PENSIONSPERA’s Losing Bet on CarbonThurs. Oct 24, 7pm14350 W 32nd Ave, Golden, Jefferson Unitarian – free What do our pension funds, like the Public Employees Retirement Association PERA have to do with renewable energy?Not enough, because PERA is over-invested in fossil fuels which not only worsen the climate crisis …

Greta Thunberg in Denver this Friday at noon

View On Meetup.com Date Friday, 11 Oct 2019 12:00 PM From 350Colorado.orgWe have some very exciting news – Greta Thunberg will be joining us in Denver this Friday (10/11) for a climate strike! Join us at Denver Civic Center Park Greek Amphitheater 12- 2 p.m. – RSVPhttps://actionnetwork.org/events/fridays-for-future-denver-strike-with-greta-thunberg We will build off of the amazing momentum of September 20th with a …

NCRES Speakers Series

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 28 Jan 2020 7:00 PM Our monthly speakers series features presentations on renewable energy, energy efficiency, green building, and related sustainability topics. The presentation will be held at Odell Brewing Company’s taproom at 800 E. Lincoln Avenue in Fort Collins. Doors open at 7 pm with presentation commencing at 7:30 and running through 8:30 pm. …

NCRES Speakers Series

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 31 Dec 2019 7:00 PM Our monthly speakers series features presentations on renewable energy, energy efficiency, green building, and related sustainability topics. The presentation will be held at Odell Brewing Company’s taproom at 800 E. Lincoln Avenue in Fort Collins. Doors open at 7 pm with presentation commencing at 7:30 and running through 8:30 pm. …

Net-Zero Energy Homes: A Case Study

View On Meetup.com Date Monday, 14 Oct 2019 6:30 PM Are net-zero energy homes the future of US homebuilding? This lecture will describe the design, construction, cost, and eight-year performance of a net-zero energy home in Monument Colorado. This event is part of the Cool Science STEM education series. Teens are encouraged to attend.

Colorado is now a LEV and ZEV state!

View On Meetup.com Date Wednesday, 09 Oct 2019 6:30 PM Former Governor Hickenlooper signed an executive order that will require all new vehicles to meet California Low Emission Vehicle (LEV) standards as of Model Year 2022. The first executive order Governor Polis signed requires automakers to make an increasing percentage of Zero-Emission Vehicles (ZEV) available for sale as soon as …

The Global Youth Climate Strike – Why We Care

View On Meetup.com Date Sunday, 15 Sep 2019 7:00 PM Colorado joins the world’s largest climate mobilization with a Youth Climate Strike on Friday, Sept. 20 and subsequent local actions. We’ll hear from 18 year old Nick Venner, Lakewood, who is a co-plaintiff suing the US government over its reckless disregard for climate (ourchildrenstrust.org). Nick is also a speaker at …

2019 CRES Courage Awards

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 17 Oct 2019 6:30 PM Please join us for the 2019 CRES Courage Awards, an evening of celebration as the Colorado Renewable Energy Society recognizes five state legislators and four organizations for their actions to combat the adverse effects of climate change on Colorado’s economy, air quality and public health, ecosystems, natural resources, and quality …

Clean Energy Options for All Colorado Energy Users

View On Meetup.com Date Wednesday, 13 Nov 2019 6:30 PM “With over 3.6 million customers across eight states—including Colorado—Xcel Energy serves nearly every part of the community including homes, businesses, industrial facilities and more. Last December, Xcel Energy made headlines when then utility announced plans to transition to a 100% carbon-free energy mix by 2050 as well as an ambitious …