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Colorado Legislative Roundup 2022

Expert BlogColoradoAlana Miller, Sam Gilchrist

The 2022 session brought about major victories for our health and environment and big opportunities for us to continue to invest in a clean, healthy and fair Colorado for all.

Climate & Public Health Agenda for Colorado in 2022

Expert BlogColoradoAlana Miller, Sam Gilchrist
While the beginning of 2022 may feel less certain than we’d all hoped, we’re looking forward to fighting for environmental progress in the State Capitol and beyond.

Colorado Basin Shortages Point to Need for State Action

Expert BlogColoradoEd Osann

This year's unprecedented shortage declaration for the Colorado River should galvanize all Colorado Basin states to redouble their efforts to curtail wasteful and unnecessary uses of water and build more resilient communities. 

NRDC Sets Region Specific Water Targets for Each Office

Expert BlogUnited States, New York City, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Bozeman, Beijing, San Francisco, Santa MonicaMaria McCain

NRDC has seen a steady decline in total water usage institution-wide and has taken steps to advance water stewardship.

Colorado Wildfires: When, Why, and How to Stay Safe

Expert BlogColoradoSam Gilchrist, Dr. Vijay Limaye, Ariana Gonzalez

More frequent and intense wildfires in Colorado are a clear sign that the climate crisis is here. Keep reading to learn more about how climate change is fueling stronger wildfires across Colorado, what you can do to keep yourself and…

Colorado Heat Waves: Why, Where, and How to Stay Safe

Expert BlogColoradoSam Gilchrist, Juanita Constible, Ariana Gonzalez

Heat waves are on the rise, and they’re especially dangerous for outdoor workers, people without adequate air conditioning, and the elderly. Keep reading to learn more about the connections between climate change and heat waves, what you can do to…

Colorado Must Center Equity in Climate Action

Expert BlogColoradoAriana Gonzalez
Historical & present-day environmental racism threatens the health, economic prosperity, and well-being of marginalized communities across Colorado. That's why we're proud to have signed on to a letter calling for equity to be centered in climate action.

Taking Care of the Food Workers Who Take Care of Us

NRDC in ActionColoradoNicole Greenfield
The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the inequities faced by food- and farmworkers who put their health in danger just by coming to work each day. NRDC is pushing to change that.

The Latin Quarter

ExplainerInternational, Brazil, Mexico, Costa Rica, Peru, Colombia, PanamaBrian Palmer
Latin America is key to addressing climate change at the Paris conference. Why doesn’t it get more attention?