27 Oct '17, 5pm

St. Louis Votes Yes On 100% Renewable Energy #climate #renewables #texas

St. Louis Votes Yes On 100% Renewable Energy #climate #renewables #texas

On Friday, the St. Louis Board of Aldermen unanimously approved the city’s commitment to transition to 100% renewable energy by 2035. According to the Sierra Club , St. Louis now represents the largest city in the Midwest to establish a 100% renewables goal and joins 46 other communities across the U.S. to make such a commitment. As part of the city’s commitment, a stakeholder process will begin exploring the next steps in reaching the 100% clean energy target, which includes introducing future legislation. The commitment establishes that “the city develops a plan by December 2018 to meet the clean energy goal through a transparent and inclusive stakeholder process.” “St. Louis’ commitment to 100 percent clean energy sends a powerful signal: Even in communities with long ties to coal, the benefits of clean energy are too great to ignore,” says Sara Edgar, Sierra Club organ...

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