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Can Mayors Step Up in the Global Warming Battle?

"Sometimes it feels like everything on the planet has to change to have an impact on climate change," Duren told me. Thus, meaningful action on climate change can take place locally, regardless of what Congress decides to do or not do. So when you think about it, mayors can have a bigger impact on fighting climate change than heads of state." Big cities are doing these things, which not only reduce carbon emissions, but also save tax dollars and improve air quality. He specializes in satellite technology that monitors greenhouse gas emissions a [...] Read more ...

via Pulitzercenter
29 Jan 2015