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SLC climate action plan

By Amy Brunvand

President Trump is busy appointing climate change deniers to his cabinet and threatening to renege on the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate action signed by President Obama. Without federal leadership on climate change, U.S. Cities have to lead the way towards climate-neutrality. Salt Lake City is joining the effort with “Climate Positive 2014,” calling for a 100% renewable energy for community electricity supply by 2032 and an 80% reduction in community greenhouse gas emissions by 2040.

Climate Positive 2040:

This article was originally published on May 9, 2017.