We get asked "what is good policy...green companies...smart cities...". This story does a good job of focusing on the latter.
Easy to see common strategies and investments here: reduced emissions on transportation, efficient buildings, sourcing renewables and preserving water and other natural resources. Theses cities are an environmental and financial success. Is there a message there?
Of course. People are flocking to these urban centers because they are enhancing quality of life while enjoying tremendous economic gains. Their commitment is 100%. No equivocating, swinging back on political winds. There is collaboration across all major sectors of their community. It is all oars in the boat rowing in the same direction.
We are reminded, too, that local governments do not need to cede control to national political centers. Every city and town, and every person, can exercise independence, and determination, in helping to build a global cleaner, brighter future. Let's go.
Find out what these five cities are doing to fight the climate crisis and improve the lives of their citizens