Tag: Climate

Councilmember O’Brien’s Statement in Support of Governor Inslee’s Carbon Emissions Reduction Taskforce

City of Seattle
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 4/29/2014

Councilmember O’Brien

Councilmember O’Brien’s Statement in Support of Governor Inslee’s Carbon Emissions Reduction Taskforce

SEATTLECouncilmember Mike O’Brien offered the following statement in response to Governor Jay Inslee’s creation of a Carbon Emissions Reduction Taskforce today:

“Today, I am proud to see Governor Inslee stand with leaders from business, public health, labor and public interest organizations to move Washington forward on climate action. This is the kind of leadership that exemplifies Washington values – acting in the best interest of our economy and environment.

“The City of Seattle has prioritized climate action. We are excited to work with the state to reduce carbon pollution while fostering business solutions to the challenge we face.

“Washington State has a history of being on the cutting edge. To address the challenge of climate change, it will require all of our innovation, energy and ability. Together I know we can make positive change happen.”

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Danish Ambassador to Discuss Future Climate Neutral Collaborative with Washington

City of Seattle
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 11/21/2013

Councilmember Mike O’Brien

Danish Ambassador to Discuss Future
Climate Neutral Collaborative with Washington

SEATTLE – The Danish Ambassador to the United States will present a vision for a “Climate Neutral Collaborative” between Washington State and Denmark this Friday at City Hall. Friday’s meeting brings together the top renewable and sustainable energy leaders from Washington State and Denmark together to pool their ideas and resources to move the state and the country toward the goal of being climate neutral by 2050.

Councilmember Mike O’Brien will discuss the potential for a partnership between Seattle and Copenhagen.

WHO:
Peter Taksoe-Jensen, Danish Ambassador to the United States
Seattle City Councilmember Mike O’Brien
Patricia Chase, i-SUSTAIN
Mark Schleck, Scan|Design Foundation
Leaders in the fields of renewable and sustainable energy

WHAT:
Presentation on a proposed “Climate Neutral Collaborative” between Washington State and Denmark

WHEN:

Friday, November 19, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

WHERE:
Seattle City Hall
Bertha Knight Landes Room, first floor
600 Fourth Ave, Seattle 98104

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