Park City, Utah’s Climate Action Planning Process, Part 1: Moving from Coal to 100% Renewable Energy
Photo courtesy Park City, Utah From the ICLEI USA Climate Action Series and written and conducted by Katlyn Manzer and Samuel Krasnobrod, graduates from the University of Colorado-Boulder, the below is based on a conversation with the Park City, UT’s Environmental Sustainability Manager, Luke Cartin. Throughout 2017, Manzer and Krasnobrod interned with ICLEI USA […]
ICLEI USA and 350.org are taking a U.S. People’s Delegation to COP23, the 2017 Conference of the Parties organized under the UNFCCC. Below is a message from delegate Justin Marquez from El Cerrito, CA. COP 23 will take place in Bonn, Germany, from November 6-17, 2017 — you can support Justin’s role at the climate […]
Park City is a picturesque town nestled in the mountains of northern Utah and home to some of the largest ski resorts in the U.S., as well as the Sundance Film Festival, the nation’s largest film festival. While the year-round population of Park City is quite low (7,800 people), two-thirds of the real estate consists […]
Turning Red Tape into Red Carpet: Santa Cruz Models Coastal Resilience and Green Business in Its Award-Winning ‘GreenWharf’ Initiative
The City of Santa Cruz sits on the fringes of California’s Silicon Valley, and is sometimes left out of the Valley’s regional affiliation. But in December 2016, the Silicon Valley Leadership Group acknowledged the City’s role as a valuable regional member and green business innovator for the Santa Cruz GreenWharf Initiative. The Silicon Valley Leadership […]
November 30, U.S. Congressional Progressive Caucus introduced a House Resolution calling for near-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, generating 50% of the country’s electricity from renewable sources by 2030 and transitioning to 100% renewable energy by 2050.
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