Growing 'greener' - Experts offer tips for conservation-minded cities
by Meredith Cummings, Community News Editor
Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox is one of more than 650 mayors who have signed the 2005 U.S. Conference of Mayors Climate Change Agreement, known as the “Cool Cities” agreement, which pledges to reduce emissions to 7 percent below 1990 levels by 2012. It was created in response to the U.S. government’s refusal to sign an international pollution-reduction accord. To learn more, click here to read the original article as published in Tuscaloosa News.
Published: Monday, March 17, 2008