WRA Helps Defeat Bill That Would Have Stunted Clean Power Plan in Colorado

This spring, Colorado legislators considered a bill that would have interfered with federal proposals to advance clean power in America. Working with partners, Western Resource Advocates’ Senior Staff Attorney, Erin Overturf, helped to push back on this bad proposal and ensure Colorado can effectively implement its own air quality regulations Continue reading

The Climate Treaty Emission Targets: Commitments and Results

Today’s ECO touches on the posturing and positioning continuing today at the UN Climate Conference in Poland around pledges for targets for emission reductions.  Although reports like those provided by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the United Nations Environment Programme, and several nongovernmental organizations show how reaching appropriate targets Continue reading

Madness and the UN Climate Conference

The lead negotiator for the Philippines at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UN Climate Conference), which started Monday in Poland, called the global inaction on the climate crisis “madness.”  That is an understandable expression given the devastation and hardships his country is facing days after a super Continue reading