Cities Climate Summit II: A model for success!

May 11, 2019, Mercer Island Community Center

Well over 200 interested residents, officials and governmental staff came together to learn about Portland’s success story of meaningfully reducing their greenhouse gas emissions. Susan Anderson shared Portland’s 25 year process of achieving among the most impressive emission reduction successes of any city.

Much has been done; much remains to be done to get to 80% reduction.

Summit Video


Susan Anderson shared Portland’s 25 year story of achieving significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. Megan Smith, Director of Climate & Energy Initiatives, updated attendees regarding King County’s climate plans and initiatives. Court Olson, People for Climate Action, pointed out some good climate news!

Summit Presentations