When launched by high profile press conference in February 2007, Mayor Will Wynn declared that
The “plan,” however, was really just a two-page outline. You can read it here.
Now compare it to
The title “Seattle, a Climate of Change: Meeting the Kyoto Challenge,” makes it clear that
Who is on the Climate Action Team? Who knows about it? Did they make their one year report to council in February 2008? If so, what does it say? One might think that the answers to these questions would already be widely known in the community or, at minimum, readily available on the city’s website. Alas, no such luck.
So is our City’s “best in the nation” Climate Protection Plan more “green” or “greenwash’? You might think about this when you decide whether to vote for BATPAC endorsed challenger Jason Meeker or incumbent Lee Leffingwell.
Written by Bill Bunch, Board Member of Better Austin Today