Jared Polis campaigning in Meeker, Colorado / CREDIT: Polis for ColoradoColorado is set to join a growing list of US states setting world-leading climate targets in the face of federal inaction.Jared Polis, a Democratic congressman from Colorado who
Colorado is set to join a growing list of US states setting world-leading climate targets in the face of federal inaction.Jared Polis, a Democratic congressman from Colorado who was elected governor in Tuesday's midterms, has promised the state will run only on renewable power by 2040.That would phase out fossil fuel generation in Colorado even faster than in California and Hawaii, which both recently introduced a 2045 goal."In the absence of national leadership from the White House, it is up to...

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