23 Sep '13, 11pm

"We have to get these clean energy & smart planning strategies to scale..." [email protected]_MayorJohnson:

Sacramento Mayor calls on fellow mayors and county leaders across the country to join the Resilient Communities for America campaign Washington, D.C. (Sept. 23, 2013) – Mayor Kevin Johnson of Sacramento, Calif., chair of the Resilient Communities for America Campaign, unveiled a roadmap to resiliency at the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) National Leadership Speaker Series event Friday. In a galvanizing speech at the National Press Club, Johnson outlined an agenda to fortify American communities to thrive amidst more extreme weather and escalating disasters. “By fostering resilient communities, we will forge a more resilient America. As mayors, I know we’ll do our part to anticipate these threats, limit their impacts and make the necessary preparations to recover smarter, greener and stronger,” said Johnson. “Resiliency is really about leadership to strengthen and sa...

Full article: http://www.usgbc.org/articles/mayor-kevin-johnson-outline...

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