Our Coalition

Colorado Communities for Climate Action is a coalition of local governments across the state that advocates for state and federal policies to protect Colorado’s climate for current and future generations. CC4CA is governed by a steering committee of representatives from member communities. Unanimous consent among members is required to set the coalition’s policy priorities.


Member Communities

  • Aspen
  • Avon
  • Basalt
  • Boulder
  • Boulder County
  • Breckenridge
  • Carbondale
  • Clear Creek County
  • Crested Butte
  • Eagle County
  • Fort Collins
  • Frisco
  • Golden
  • Lafayette
  • Longmont
  • Louisville
  • Mountain Village
  • Nederland
  • Northglenn
  • Pitkin County
  • San Miguel County
  • Summit County
  • Telluride
  • Vail
  • Westminster

CC4CA’s jurisdictions represent more than one-eighth of the state’s population.


CC4CA in the News

The Denver Channel (March 4, 2019): “State lawmakers pushing legislation to make electric vehicle dream come true

Clean Cooperative (February 15, 2019):  “Colorado Public Utilities Commission asserts jurisdiction over Tri-State

Watchdog (February 7, 2019): “Auto dealers sue Colorado agencies over new fuel efficiency rules”

The Colorado Sun (January 29, 2019): “Auto dealers sue state to prevent Colorado’s adoption of California’s low-emission vehicle standard”

Denver Business Journal (January 18, 2019): “Polis issues executive order to speed spread of electric vehicles in Colorado”

Denver Post (January 17, 2019): “Gov. Jared Polis pushes Colorado toward zero-emission vehicles with first executive order”

Littleton Independent, Golden Transcript, Lakewood Sentinel, Arvada Press, etc. (11/26/18): “Colorado finalizes tougher emission standards”

Daily Camera (November 25, 2018): “Longmont might join climate action coalition”

Denverite (November 19, 2018): “New rules will keep Colorado’s vehicle pollution standards high as federal rules get lighter”

Denver Business Journal (November 16, 2018): “Colorado commission approves new rules on low-emission vehicles that could increase new-vehicle cost”

Colorado Public Radio (November 16, 2018): “Colorado Adopts California’s Stricter Emissions Standards, Bucking Trump Administration”

Colorado Politics (November 16, 2018): “Colorado adopts California auto emissions standards”

Colorado Sun (November 15, 2018, UPDATED November 16, 2018): “Colorado votes 8-0 to join California’s low-emission vehicle standard”

Colorado Sun (October 26, 2018): “Here’s why more electric vehicles, including a future Subaru, may become available in Colorado — or not”

Colorado Politics guest opinion (August 20, 2018): “There’s plenty of community-based support for cleaner air in Colorado

Denver Post (August 17, 2018): “Colorado aims to cut greenhouse gas emissions with fuel efficiency push after federal standards freeze”

Summit Daily News column (August 17, 2018): “Olympian and county commissioner: Let’s protect Summit’s outdoor recreation economy”

Aspen Times column (August 17, 2018): “Enviro-Courage” [not available online]

Denver Business Journal (August 16, 2018): “Ski, auto industries join lengthy debate at Colorado hearing on zero-emission vehicles”

Crested Butte News guest opinion (August 16, 2018): “Crested Butte Council Taking Climate Changes Issues Seriously” [not available online]

Aspen Times guest opinion (August 14, 2018): “Clapper and Skadron: Colorado clean-car standards an important opportunity”

Golden Transcript guest opinion (August 13, 2018): “Support in Golden for state air quality standards: Golden Mayor Marjorie Sloan and former mayor Jacob Smith”

Lakewood Sentinel, Golden Transcript, Arvada Press, etc. (August 6, 2018): “Community leaders oppose Trump’s rollback of clean car standards: Colorado Air Quality Control Commission to discuss low-emission vehicle standards”

Public News Service Radio (August 3, 2018): C4CA President Anita Seitz interview

Boulder Daily Camera guest opinion (June 9, 2018): “Advanced Clean Car Standards good for health of people, pocketbooks”

Vail Daily guest opinion (June 7, 2018): “Eagle County Commissioners: Colorado should adopt its own vehicle emission standards” [also printed in the Aspen Times, June 10, 2018]

Telluride Daily Planet (April 3, 2018): “We must protect our climate”