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  • Approximately 450 people attended solidarity People’s Climate March events in Boulder and Denver, while more than 400,000 marched in NYC on Sept. 21st, 2014.  
  • 350CO helped coordinate over 50 Coloradans who travelled to NYC People’s Climate March and raised funds to send 6 youth leaders.  
  • 350CO organized a Whistle Stop Rally at Union Station in Denver to Celebrate Coloradans and others riding the People’s Climate Train to the People’s Climate March in NYC.  
  • Good govs dont frack their people350CO worked with The Great March for Climate Action to organize over 300 marchers participating in a rally at the State Capitol, march through downtown Denver, a discussion forum, film screening and fundraiser when the marchers traveled through Colorado.  
  • 350 Central Colorado organized a Forum on Climate, Energy, and Building a Resilient Community in Salida, Oct. 2014.  
  • In one week, 350 Central Colorado marched in Salida and again in Colorado Springs with The Great March for Climate Action.  
  • 350CO Director Micah Parkin was a keynote speaker at 2014 Boulder Bioneers Conference and led a grassroots climate workshop.  
  • We organized and promoted many local educational events and film screenings across the state with dynamic speakers, such as S. David Freeman.  
  • New local 350 teams continue to emerge within the 350CO network, with our support and leadership training.  

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Promoting the Transition to a Clean Energy Future   

  • 350CO was credited with inspiring Sen. Mark Udall’s decision to oppose the KXL pipeline vote to usurp Pres. Obama’s authority on the matter.  
  • 350CO has organized dozens of events, some with over 1,000 participants, urging Pres. Obama and Congress to reject the Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline, plus petitions signed by over 50,000 people.  
  • 350CO supports student leaders organizing Fossil Free (fossil fuel divestment) campaigns at universities and colleges across Colorado.  
  • photo Franky at PCM350 Denver organized two “No KXL Pipeline” rallies outside events when Pres. Obama came to Denver, urging him to reject the Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline.  
  • 350CO works with the Protect Our Colorado Coalition to stop fracking in our communities. We are working toward a statewide ballot initiative to give local control for communities to pass bans or moratoria.  
  • 350CO has participated in several events calling on BLM to stop auctioning off coal at rock bottom prices, which undercuts the transition to a renewable energy future.  

Promoting Creative Local Solutions   

  • 350 Boulder County is part of Making Local Food Work – to promote locally-grown food, which benefits our bodies, our local economy, and our climate and builds local resiliency.  
  • 350 Boulder County spearheads the Boulder Edible Landscapes Working Group and co-created and organized Community Fruit Rescue – neighborhood fruit tree harvests of over 10,000 pounds of fruit that would otherwise be wasted, redirecting over 6,000 pounds to local charities. Video/article, photos, and website: Fruitrescue.org.  CFR photo - 1st harvest
  • 350 Boulder is part of the RenewablesYES! and Empower Our Future coalitions promoting creation of a renewable energy-based municipal electric utility in Boulder, CO, which is seen as a innovative model for cities around the nation ready to move off fossil fuel-based electricity, decrease their emissions and support local economic development.  
  • 350 local teams and members across Colorado are sharing local solution stories at the individual, household, neighborhood, city and beyond levels to inspire and educate others.  

Thanks so much to all of our members and supporters for making this possible!  Here’s to an even more successful 2015!