Member since 2017
Colorado Governor Polis | US Climate Alliance
From the Governor

We’re going to continue on our bold path toward making Colorado 100% renewable-energy by 2040, powered by good-paying jobs, lowering rates for consumers, and doing our part to ensure future generations of Coloradans inherit a livable planet.

Gov. Jared Polis

Colorado Climate Actions at a Glance

Colorado is advancing high-impact climate policies, actions, and regulations across the Alliance’s 10 key policy areas. These solutions centered around equity, environmental justice, and a just economic transition are being deployed at scale to safeguard public health, grow the U.S. economy, and secure a net-zero future.


This list includes both statutory and executive policies and actions that Colorado has adopted or is in the process of adopting (as of October 2022). 

  • Lead by Example programs & goals
  • Economy-wide GHG goal
  • State climate action plan
  • Electric utility energy efficiency resource standards
  • Gas utility energy efficiency resource standards
  • Appliance efficiency standards
  • Statewide building performance standards
  • Green and/or resilient infrastructure bank
  • 100% clean electricity goal
  • Renewable portfolio standard
  • Develop and innovate in renewable energy through
    hydrogen and geothermal technologies
  • Regulations addressing HFCs
  • Regulations addressing methane from oil & gas,
    landfill, and agricultural sources
  • Buy clean programs, studies, or pilot projects
  • Regulations addressing GHG emissions
    from industrial sources
  • Environmental justice offices or interagency bodies
  • Environmental justice screening and policy tools
  • Just Transition offices or interagency bodies
  • NWL in state GHG inventory
  • Healthy soils legislation
  • NWL sequestration goal
  • Support for agrivoltaic projects
  • Social cost of greenhouse gases in policymaking
  • Statewide resilience or adaptation plan
  • Resilience offices or interagency bodies
  • Low-emission vehicle standards
  • Zero-emission vehicle standards
  • Clean truck strategy

Want To Learn More?

For the most up-to-date, in-depth breakdown of climate 

actions across each policy priority, 

explore the U.S. Climate Alliance Policy Database.