Colorado has a lot to be proud of when it comes to protecting our environment and leading in the fight against the climate crisis. This is a state that has set aggressive 2050 emissions targets, established nation-leading methane regulations, and just recently passed vital legislation including one of the nation’s most significant investments ever in electric vehicle infrastructure.
Yet even with all this progress, the state is still not on pace to meet its own climate goals.
That’s why the ongoing negotiations in Washington, D.C. over a landmark infrastructure package are so important to Colorado. They present a rare but timely opportunity to accelerate our shift to a more sustainable economy.
Climate policy was at the heart of President Biden’s initial infrastructure proposal. His pitch to lawmakers included major investments in electric vehicles, clean energy, and public transit, as well as new jobs programs and funding to strengthen…