Traveling To Beijing To Discuss Eugene's Emissions

Jun 15, 2016

Eugene city leaders demonstrated on several occasions a commitment to lessening carbon emissions. 

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Their reward was a trip to one of the worst-emitting cities on the planet: Beijing. 

Mayor Kitty Piercy recently returned from a low-carbon cities summit in China's capital, one of just a handful of American cities represented, all of them much bigger than Eugene. 

The mayor joins us to talk about the intentions and results of the Beijing gathering.