Fighting global climate change at the local level

"Fighting climate change and improving our environment" are the No. 1 issue facing Minneapolis leadership, says City Council Member Cam Gordon.

"It is time for Minneapolis to lead in curbing climate change and be a model environmental sustainability," he wrote in a Q&A for "My Broadsheet," a local news site " — for green building practices, local self-reliance, better transit, and pedestrian-, bicycle- and transit-friendly development, for preservation of our natural resources, waste reduction, using clean energy options and for healthy air, soil, and water."

We talk with Gordon about efforts to create a sustainable energy plan for the city.

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