Our Purpose

The impacts of climate change are happening now and will continue into the foreseeable future. The Eagle Valley community believes climate action is an urgent priority so that current and future generations of citizens and guests can enjoy a flourishing year-round economy, recreational experiences, and a healthy, resilient ecosystem that enhances the well-being of all.

Our Goal

To reduce Eagle County greenhouse gas emissions 50% by 2030 and 80% by 2050.

Climate Action Collaborative

Working Groups


Making our built environment more sustainable through building codes, benchmarking and development practices.
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Energy Supply

Transitioning to renewable energy sources, such as solar power and prioritizing electrification.
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Materials Management
Increasing diversion of organics and recyclables from the landfill and decreasing waste.
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Natural Climate Solutions

Increasing carbon sequestration through conservation, land use changes, and offsets.
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Developing robust multi-modal transportation options so our community members can more easily leave their cars behind.
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Conserving water through decreased outdoor usage, management techniques, and public education.
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Latest Climate Action Collaborative Blog Posts

Flames in the Anthropocene: Wildfires and Climate Change

Anthropocene: defined as the current geological age, viewed as the period during which human activity has been the dominant influence on climate and the environment. Some geologists argue that the Anthropocene began with the Industrial Revolution.

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Local emissions rise 6%. To meet climate action goals we must do more.

The Climate Action Collaborative for Eagle County Communities and Eagle County have released the 2022 Eagle County Energy Inventory, which states that greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions rose 6% in 2022 from the 2014 baseline. Communities across Eagle County have set a goal to reduce GHG emissions 50%...

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Don't Just Celebrate this Earth Day, Take Action!

Earth Day, celebrated annually on April 22nd, is a holiday dedicated to spreading awareness and celebrating the progress of  environmental protections. Earth Daytraces its history back to the late 1960s, a time of growing awareness about environmental degradation and the need for action to address...

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