Greening the Power of the Purse

Breggin, Linda
November 2011
Environmental Forum;Nov/Dec2011, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p12
The article reports on the greenhouse gas emission reduction by creating a municipally run utility to replace a privately-owned energy company in Boulder, Colorado. It reveals that the city made a commitment to reduce its carbon footprint in response to the climate change crisis. In addition, the new local utility would be able to increase renewable energy resources and support local energy-related business.


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