The 2021 Colorado state legislature adjourned in May passing over 30 bills that will advance clean buildings, climate action, environmental justice, transportation electrification, renewable energy, energy efficiency, and just transition from gas to electricity.  This legislation will support achieving the state’s goal of reducing Greenhouse gas emissions 50% from 2005 levels by 2030 and 90% by 2050, an achievable and necessary objective.

The majority of the newly adopted bills directly support CORE’s mission to cut carbon in our communities. Using the Path to Zero as a blueprint, CORE is dedicated to getting every building in the Roaring Fork Valley, new or existing, down to net-zero carbon emissions. 

Check out the Southwest Energy Efficiency Partnership’s legislative wrap-up with seven of the most impactful bills related to CORE’s mission. Over the coming months, we will go more in-depth into legislation and dig into the local impact of the new laws.


CORE is uniquely positioned to accelerate the climate action outlined in the 2021 legislative session. Consider donating to CORE to directly support the rapid transition to a safe, healthy, carbon-free future.