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Cleveland signs climate change agreement

Marc Lefkowitz  |  07/18/06 @ 10:46am

GreenCityBlueLake spoke with Cleveland Sustainability Programs Manager Andrew Watterson last week on the occasion of Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson joining more than 200 mayors who've signed the U.S. Mayor's Climate Protection Agreement. We discussed what this means for sustainable activities, and how this connects with what the sustainability program is already doing in Cleveland.

Congratulations on signing the climate change agreement. Did Mayor Jackson sign mainly for environmental reasons or are there other reasons?

The reasons why Mayor Jackson signed is, yes, for the environment, but also for economic development. There’s a lot of technology around addressing climate change.

Read more here.

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