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About Mac Scott

Mac grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah, where energy, water and the environment were frequently the topic of dinner table conversations. He enjoys taking part in all of the incredible outdoor opportunities the Roaring Fork Valley has to offer. Backpacking, hiking, skiing, disc golf and playing soccer are just a few of the ways he might to spend a nice day. On the not so nice days, you will find him listening to new music and working on his latest knitting project.

And the Winner Is…All of Us! CORE’s 2019 Energy Awards

By |2019-11-13T09:52:19-07:00November 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|

As the 25th anniversary year winds down, CORE had one final move: honoring local champions of clean energy and climate restoration with our first-annual Energy Warrior Awards. Under the guise to the organization’s quarter-century celebration last month, we surprised ten local individuals and a nonprofit with awards in five categories. Two tributes — to the past and the future — highlighted the evening, with the Lifetime Achievement award honoring Bill Stirling and the Youth category prize bestowed on […]

Beyond the Climate Strike

By |2019-10-21T13:27:33-06:00October 21st, 2019|Events|

More than 4 million people in 163 countries on all seven continents participated in youth-led climate strikes in September. Wondering how we can build on that momentum?

Please join us for Beyond the Strike, a regional forum focusing on solutions and positive actions we can take on a personal, local, and systems level to accelerate our transition to a clean energy economy. The event includes:

  • Information on existing efforts and programs from multiple organizations and businesses working on climate solutions in […]

Experience Electric Workshops

By |2019-10-04T13:08:55-06:00September 26th, 2019|Events|

Update: Check out Craig Farnham’s presentation on electric vehicles!

If you’ve been thinking about buying an electric vehicle – or you’re just curious about the technology – you’re not alone. EV’s are becoming increasingly popular, and most manufacturers now offer one or more electric models.

Responding to growing demand, area clean-energy groups are hosting an additional Experience Electric Workshop to get the EV-curious up to speed. Meanwhile, several Glenwood auto dealers will offer limited-time discounts on select EV models starting Aug. […]

Students on Fire for Climate Protection

By |2019-09-19T19:26:21-06:00September 19th, 2019|Blog Feed|

Students in the Roaring Fork Valley are lending their voices to the global chorus of young people working to restore our climate. As a part of the Global Climate Strike taking place on September 20th, they will join over 1.5 million peers worldwide to send a powerful message: “Our house is on fire — let’s act like it. We demand climate justice for everyone.” 

A brave, grassroots team of climate advocates […]

Stream the 2nd Annual Roaring Stories

By |2019-09-24T10:31:12-06:00September 15th, 2019|Blog Feed|

When did climate change become real to you? The 2nd Annual Roaring Stories sought to answer this very real question by sharing personal experiences. On June 5th, 6 storytellers spoke to a sold-out audience at the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies Rock Bottom Ranch. With the help of Writ Large and MC Alya Howe, Mike Marolt, Mona Newton, Samuel Bernal, Annie Worley, Beatriz Soto, and Bill Kight shared how they have felt […]