Wednesday, May 3, 2017

DENVER — Wednesday, May 3,  2017 — Gov. John W. Hickenlooper today joined governors from 11 other states in asking the Trump Administration to remain in the Paris Accord, the historic global climate agreement. In the letter, the states note the vast economic and competitive advantages of staying in the climate agreement -- including the United States’ leadership in advancing clean energy technologies, which has driven the creation of hundreds of thousands of U.S. jobs.

Colorado ranks among the nation’s largest clean energy employers. As of 2015, 2,070 clean technology companies operate in Colorado, and the industry supports more than 62,000 jobs. These clean tech jobs provide Coloradans $3.6 billion in wages. Colorado’s renewable energy industry is poised for significant growth in the years ahead, which will help clean Colorado’s air, reduce consumers’ electricity bills, and support well-paying jobs.

“Remaining in the Paris Agreement is crucial to Colorado’s future,” said Governor John Hickenlooper. “Clean energy is a win for Colorado jobs, a win for Colorado consumers, and a win for cleaner air. We look forward to continuing our progress and working with this administration to create 21st century jobs for a 21st century workforce.”





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