Fort Collins: A Rose by Any Other Name?

William Shakespeare famously said, “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” Apparently, the City of Fort Collins believes rebranding its Climate Action Plan (CAP) will convince residents to support it. Recently staff provided an update regarding efforts to move from the planning stage to implementation. The goal of the plan is toContinue reading “Fort Collins: A Rose by Any Other Name?”

Fort Collins: Climate Action Plan Is A Priority

The goal of the City’s Climate Action Plan (CAP) is to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 but staff admits they don’t have a clear picture of “what that is yet.” According to staff calculations, the City has only reduced its emissions by 2.5 percent to-date. Even if the CAP is nebulous on ultimate goals andContinue reading “Fort Collins: Climate Action Plan Is A Priority”

Fort Collins: Climate Action Plan Approved

The City Council unanimously approved a resolution adopting the 2015 Climate Action Plan (CAP), which will increase the City’s goals for reducing greenhouse emissions in the coming years with the goal of being carbon neutral by 2050. The framework for the CAP calls for reducing carbon dioxide emissions communitywide by 20 percent compared to 2005Continue reading “Fort Collins: Climate Action Plan Approved”