FCSG Statement on its Support of the Larimer Alliance Position on Proposed O&G Regulations

The Fort Collins Sustainability Group would like to express our support for the Larimer Alliance (LA) in their comments about the proposed oil and gas regulations for Larimer County. The LA’s statement can be viewed…

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FCSG Statement on Platte River Power Authority Board Appointments

Updated on May 22, 2021 Resolution 2021-060 includes, among other items, the appointment of the City Manager to the Platte River Power Authority (PRPA) Board along with Councilmember Julie Pignataro.  The Fort Collins Sustainability Group…

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Fort Collins City Council Candidate Questionnaire Results

Posted on March 14th, 2021 On April 6th, Fort Collins will hold elections for Mayor and City Council seats 1, 3, 4, and 5.  Ballots will be mailed out to voters by March 22nd, and…

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FCSG Statement on Our Climate Future Plan

Updated on March 21, 2021 Note: This post updates our statement on the Our Climate Future Plan Draft published on February 8th of this year.  The original statement appears below the update, and includes important…

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FCSG Statement on the Fort Collins 2019 Community Carbon Inventory

Posted on January 29, 2021 With the release of the City’s 2019 Community Carbon Inventory on January 27, 2021 (about a year late, understandably due to the lag in the reporting of critical data by…

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Coloradoan Can Do Better on Reporting Climate Crisis’ Link to Wildfires

Published in the Fort Collins Coloradoan on January 1, 2021 Most, if not all of the Coloradoan’s articles on Colorado’s record-setting 2020 wildfire season earlier this year failed to mention the relationship between wildfire and…

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FCSG Statement on Proposed 2021 City Budget and Follow-up Letter

The FCSG sent the statement below to City Council on October 7th.  Council ended up not cutting the Air Quality or Climate Action Program budgets, and we sent the follow-up letter to council on November…

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NCP4CE Open Letter to Platte River Power Authority Board on Draft Integrated Resource Plan Report

Dear Board Chair Troxell, Vice Chair Hornbacher and Directors Bagley, Bergsten, Bernosky, Cunniff, Koenig and Marsh: Northern Colorado Partners for Clean Energy (NCP4CE) listened closely to the Board’s discussion of the draft Integrated Resource Plan…

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PRPA Should Not Build a Gas-Fired Power Plant

Published in the Fort Collins Coloradoan on September 19, 2020 The recent collapse of our economy and routine activities is the result of a microscopic coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Without warning the entire human population…

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FCSG Statement on the Importance of Including Broadcom F-gas Emissions in the City’s Single GHG Inventory

The Fort Collins Sustainability Group (FCSG) insists that Broadcom’s massive greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions be included in the City’s GHG inventory. Those emissions – consisting mainly of fluorinated gases (F-gases) accounted for fully 8% of…

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