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

Buildings

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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Transportation
Developing robust multi-modal transportation options so our community members can more easily leave their cars behind.
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Water

Conserving water through decreased outdoor usage, management techniques, and public education.
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Latest Climate Action Collaborative Blog Posts

Stay Warm & Save Money This Winter

Feeling colder than normal? Heating bills going through the roof? Aside from lighting the couch on fire, are you struggling to keep your house warm? Well you’re in luck! Walking Mountains and Energy Smart Colorado have announced energy efficiency, weatherization, and electrification rebates that...

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Sustainable Valentine's Day

It's Valentine's Day and while this column might not usually give relationship advice, this month we have tips on how to show your love for the most special someone of all: the planet! 

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Inspiring Sustainability through the Climate Speaker Series

A dwindling snowpack, increased drought and heat, and inequitable access to resources like safe drinking water are just a few examples of the social and environmental impacts of climate change on our community. As the urgency of addressing climate change has become increasingly widespread and...

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