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Fossil Fuel Divestment

Description: Students, retirees, faith-based organizations, and others are acting to stop or withdraw investment in the fossil fuel industry. Activists around the country are calling for similar actions by pension […]

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Description: Students, retirees, faith-based organizations, and others are acting to stop or withdraw investment in the fossil fuel industry. Activists around the country are calling for similar actions by pension

Community Solar Projects

Description: Communities around the country are benefiting from access to community solar projects, a distributed solar energy deployment model that allows customers to buy or lease part of a larger,

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Description: Communities around the country are benefiting from access to community solar projects, a distributed solar energy deployment model that allows customers to buy or lease part of a larger,

Adopt Climate Emergency Resolution

Description: Cities, counties, and states in the U.S., and communities around the world, are formally adopting resolutions acknowledging that human activities have warmed the Earth to a point that threatens

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Description: Cities, counties, and states in the U.S., and communities around the world, are formally adopting resolutions acknowledging that human activities have warmed the Earth to a point that threatens

Implement comprehensive plan

Description: Minneapolis 2040, the city’s comprehensive plan, addresses issues associated with housing, racial equity and climate change. The plan eliminates single-family zoning and instead allows residential structures with up to

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Description: Minneapolis 2040, the city’s comprehensive plan, addresses issues associated with housing, racial equity and climate change. The plan eliminates single-family zoning and instead allows residential structures with up to

Chicago Region Trees Initiative Master Plan

Description: Chicago Region Trees Initiative views trees as part of the city’s critical infrastructure. It has developed a Master Plan through 2050 to assure that “trees are healthier, more abundant,

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Description: Chicago Region Trees Initiative views trees as part of the city’s critical infrastructure. It has developed a Master Plan through 2050 to assure that “trees are healthier, more abundant,

Reduce or eliminate parking minimums

Description: Historically, cities have required a minimum number of parking spaces for each new development, residential and commercial, even in transit- rich locations. This requirement increases costs and encourages car

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Description: Historically, cities have required a minimum number of parking spaces for each new development, residential and commercial, even in transit- rich locations. This requirement increases costs and encourages car

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