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Snowmaggedon and Resilience

Written by Hunter Lovins “Did you see that?!”  “What?” I pulled my head out of my pillow and squinted in the dark at my husband. “A big flash,” he reported. “And now the power’s out. I think a transformer blew.”  In the growing dawn I could see branches sagging under heavy snow.  “I’d best go […]

New partnership combines electric carsharing with vehicle-to-grid technology 

The Alliance Center and Colorado CarShare are paving the way for an innovative, substantial business opportunity through cross-sector collaboration that will also tackle climate challenges and maximize positive impacts for society. Earlier this year, The Alliance Center announced it is embarking on a vehicle-to-building (V2B) project in collaboration with Fermata Energy, which will connect electric […]

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Tenant Spotlight: Colorado CarShare

This interview is with Sofia Corley, Member Services and Admin Assistant at Colorado CarShare (formerly eGo CarShare). What does your organization do and how long have you been around?  Colorado CarShare started in Boulder in 1997 as “The Little Red Car Co-op.” Since then we have remained focused solely on serving our neighbors in the […]

Tenant Spotlight: Skillful

This interview with with Alliance Center tenant, Skillful.  What does your organization do and how long have you been around?  Skillful focuses on workforce and economic mobility through skills-based practices. We’re a nonprofit dedicated to enabling all Americans – particularly those without a four-year college degree – to secure good jobs in a changing economy. […]

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Shop Local Colorado

The holiday season is a time for giving. This year, consider giving support to our local Colorado businesses! Here are six Best for Colorado companies we’re highlighting because of their ongoing commitment to improving the environment and their surrounding communities. JoyFill JoyFill is an eco-minded refill shop located right here in Denver. If you’re wanting to give […]

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Plastic Free July: 2020 Adaptations

Plastic Free July is upon us, yet it seems to be shoved to a backburner this year. With the COVID-19 pandemic, Black Lives Matter protests and social unrest occurring across the nation, my time and mental energy have been spent for 2020. I feel like a rag being rung out without a single drop to […]

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Resolutions with Impact

This year, I’m focusing my resolutions on how I, as an individual, can continue to act in the face of climate change. We have 10 years to drastically change our trajectory in regards to the climate crisis. As Greta Thunberg says, “No one is too small to make a difference.” Resolution #1: Switch My Bank […]