City Slashes Greenhouse Gas Emissions Exceeding Goals

City Slashes Greenhouse Gas Emissions Exceeding GoalsMayor Edwin M. Lee today announced that San Francisco greenhouse gas emissions are nearly 12 percent below 1990 levels and have exceeded emission reduction goals set by both the United Nations and the State even as the population has grown.

“I thank former Mayor Gavin Newsom for beginning our City’s innovative and aggressive climate change policies that have boosted our local economy and advanced our City’s environmental goals to reduce green house gas emissions,” said Mayor Lee. “San Francisco is leading the way toward a future of green jobs and a growing green economy built on renewable energy for a cleaner and healthier environment.” Read more.

Posted on October 19, 2011 | The comments to this entry are closed.