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Urgent: Statewide Action

Join us! Speak at the Colorado Public Utility Commissioners’ Electric Resource Plan Remote Comment Public Hearing - 12.2.21

We’re out of time — It’s Code Red for the Planet! Everyone is welcome and needed! Sign up to testify, then attend a training session to learn how to most effectively tell the PUC Commissioners to push Xcel to move faster, be cleaner and cheaper.

Step 1: Sign up for PUC Public Comment

Then, attend a Zoom Citizen Training (link below) on Tuesday, 30, 2021, 7 pm. Session will not be recorded. 

This is a remarkable opportunity to accelerate the decarbonization of Xcel’s electricity and reduce Colorado’s carbon emissions by over 5 million tons a year! Learn more about these Key Messages and more:

  1. The financial analysis Xcel uses favors fossil fuels.
  2. Retire Pueblo Unit 3 coal plant ASAP and make sure Xcel pays its fair share! (Xcel made over $500M profit last year selling dirty energy!)
  3. Xcel plans to run PU3 (Pueblo Unit 3 AKA Comanche 3) until 2039- unconscionable! Pueblo bears a disproportionate burden from PU3.
  4. We do not need more Methane Gas Turbines – they will be outdated soon and expensive to retire! 

Step 2: Attend a Citizen Training Session

Thursday November 18, 2021, 7 pm  completed

Tuesday November 23, 2021, 7 pm completed

Tuesday November 30, 2021, 7 pm Virtual

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 871 6442 4002
Passcode: 037817
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350 Colorado’s Action Dashboard

Boulder Rights of Nature 

Clean Energy Action

Citizens’ Climate Lobby legislation, the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act, is in the Senate. Learn how it works.  See the Citizens’ Climate Lobby website to take action and to support it (see “Take Action”). Support for CCL’s rationale includes Professor Michael E. Mann,  who is recognized around the world as a leading expert on climate change. Read (or listen to) his July 2, 2021 Op-ed in the Allegheny Front.

Colorado Rising

New Era Colorado – see their drop-down menu “Take Action”


Attend an “Empower Hour” – see more information on the “Events” page

Speak at City Council during “open comments” in support of progress on clean energy and/or on the urgency of the climate crisis.

Send an email to City Council in support of progress on clean energy and/or on the urgency of the climate crisis.

Write a letter to the editor in support of progress on clean energy and/or on the urgency of the climate crisis. (For topic ideas check our News page.) Letters should be no more than 300 words. Include your name, address and daytime telephone number.

  • Daily Camera – openforum@prairiemountainmedia.com
  • Boulder Weekly – letters@boulderweekly.com