Highlighted Posts

  • Letter to City Council on Building Performance Standards (11/13/2021) - The Fort Collins Sustainability Group is appreciative of the City of Fort Collins’ Building Energy and Water Scoring Program (benchmarking), in which owners of commercial buildings greater than 5,000 square feet have been measuring and reporting their energy and water use since March, 2020.  Colorado recently passed… Read more
  • FCSG Statement on 2020 Community GHG Inventory Report (10/18/2021) - The Fort Collins Sustainability Group (FCSG) has reviewed the preliminary “2020 Community Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Inventory Report.”  We are very pleased to see that estimated GHG emissions in 2020 were 24% below 2005 levels, or 4% better than the goal.  We note, however, that the… Read more
  • FCSG Statement on the Fort Collins 2022 Recommended Budget (9/21/2021) - The Fort Collins Sustainability Group (FCSG) has reviewed the Fort Collins 2022 Recommended Budget to determine how well it aligns with the City’s climate commitments.  In our judgment, the Recommended Budget falls short of what is needed to maintain our community’s leadership position in addressing… Read more
  • Reflections on the Notion of Sustainability (1/1/2018) - Since its inception in 2005, the Fort Collins Sustainability Group (FCSG) has focused on local climate policy. More specifically, we have advocated for City initiatives that would both reduce our community’s greenhouse gas emissions and help our community adapt to climate change. For a detailed… Read more