07 Aug '18, 5pm

Clevelanders fight for the city to adopt a 100% #cleanenergy goal, reports @SierraClub.

Clevelanders fight for the city to adopt a 100% #cleanenergy goal, reports @SierraClub.

On Friday, residents from across Cleveland joined local leaders on the steps of city hall to demonstrate support for the city’s goal to be powered by 100% renewable energy by 2050. A mix of residents, community leaders, public health experts and clergy voiced their support for a “just and equitable transition” to 100% clean energy in Cleveland, according to the Sierra Club. The goal is currently included in latest draft of the Cleveland Climate Action Plan , prepared by Mayor Frank Jackson’s Office of Sustainability. Two Cleveland residents – Robert Lucas, representing the Garden Valley Neighborhood House, a community center and food bank in the process of retrofitting its facilities in order to install solar panels, and 10-year old Makaylann Simpkins – delivered over 2,000 petitions to Jackson’s office to demonstrate the community’s support of this goal. “By increasing en...

Full article: https://solarindustrymag.com/clevelanders-fight-for-100-c...

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