net-zero

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Carbondale takes bold steps on climate

    Opinion by Dave Reed

    “Slow and steady wins the race,” goes the saying. But when it comes to climate change, we’re in a race against time. Recent reports by the United Nations and others show how far behind we already are. We need to be moving fast and steady.

    Consensus… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Truly electrifying: Heat pump retrofits make net zero attainable

    “Heat Pumps, heat pumps, that’s the key,” declares Marty Treadway, program director of the Community Office for Resource Efficiency (CORE). This is the sort of adamant answer he gives homeowners who ask, what equipment can be installed to lower residential utility bills, and preferably, not destroy the planet? The next… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Basalt report: ‘AA’ rating kicks off bond sales, net zero gets a boost

    At Basalt Town Council’s final meeting of the year, Dec. 14, Town Manager Ryan Mahoney reported that Standard & Poor’s global rating of ‘AA stable’ “was very successful,” and provided independent affirmation of Basalt’s fiscal policies over the last few years. 

    The updated rating came just ahead… read more →