Environews: Climate positive SLC

By Amy Brunvand

Salt Lake City will transition to 100% renewable energy for municipal electricity needs by 2032 and reduce carbon emissions by at least 80% by 2040, Mayor Jacki Biscupski recently announced. Atmospheric CO2 is responsible for climate change that threatens to reduce Utah’s famous snowpack (aka SLC’s drinking water), and make summer temperatures here as hot as those in southern Arizona.

“Climate Positive 2040.” SLCgreen: slcgreen.com

This article was originally published on August 2, 2016.