Electric vehicles

We’re on the road to an electric future — and you can help drive us there.

It’s a hard truth: We simply can’t solve global warming without changing how we all get around. Transportation is now America’s No. 1 source of global warming pollution, and cars account for 60% of our transportation pollution.

The good news is that we have never been closer to an electric vehicle future than we are right now — a future where our kids ride electric buses to school, our mail and packages arrive in electric trucks, and every new car that is sold gets plugged in at night. Together, we can protect our climate by accelerating the transition to an electric vehicle future.

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In the past 10 years, electric vehicle sales have grown 10-fold in the U.S.

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New report: Colorado among national leaders in wind energy growth, solar power growth, energy efficiency progress and electric vehicle adoption

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New report: Colorado among national leaders in wind energy growth, solar power growth, energy efficiency progress and electric vehicle adoption

Colorado has seen a 728% increase in the amount of electricity it gets from the sun since 2011, a 145%  increase in wind power production since 2011, and as of 2020 generates enough wind and solar power to meet 26.5% of its electricity demand.

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Trouble in the Air: Grand Junction, Durango, Glenwood Springs and Gunnison County experienced 55-64 days of polluted air in 2020

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Trouble in the Air: Grand Junction, Durango, Glenwood Springs and Gunnison County experienced 55-64 days of polluted air in 2020

Western Slope CO -  The Grand Junction area, home to 155,603 people, suffered through 64 days of elevated air pollution in 2020, Durango had 62 days, Glenwood Springs and Gunnison County had 55 days each, according to a new report from Environment Colorado Research & Policy Center, CoPIRG Foundation, and Frontier Group. Air pollution increases the risk of premature death, asthma attacks, cancer and other adverse health impacts.

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Trouble in the Air: Grand Junction, Durango, Glenwood Springs and Gunnison County experienced 55-64 days of polluted air in 2020

Clean air

Trouble in the Air: Grand Junction, Durango, Glenwood Springs and Gunnison County experienced 55-64 days of polluted air in 2020

The Grand Junction area, home to 155,603 people, suffered through 64 days of elevated air pollution in 2020, Durango had 62 days, Glenwood Springs and Gunnison County had 55 days each, according to a new report from Environment Colorado Research & Policy Center, CoPIRG Foundation, and Frontier Group. Air pollution increases the risk of premature death, asthma attacks, cancer and other adverse health impacts.

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