Wildfires make work to reduce Colorado’s greenhouse gas emissions even more crucial, Gov. Polis says
In an address to state air-quality regulators, Polis reaffirmed ambitious climate-related goals. But some say the roadmap to reach them lacks urgency.
Colorado must cut half of its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. It will lean on oil and gas to do it.
Coal plant shutdowns and cleaner vehicles are helping make progress, but oil and gas must scrub 7 million metric tons of emissions with no rules to guide it.
Garfield County is spending big to challenge Colorado’s new oil and gas regulations
Much of its resources seek to block regulators’ shift toward protecting public health, safety and welfare and the environment