This blog is designed to highlight the diversity of views and news stories on urban energy topics that appear daily in the media. They are intended to provoke discussions on how cultural, geographic, political, and institutional influences shape the way energy markets operate and energy policies are made in cities around the world.
Tuesday, August 26, 2008
Climate change is focus of meeting
The San Francisco Chamber of Commerce is taking reservations for its second annual City Summit: Meeting the Challenge of Climate Change, scheduled for Sept. 16.
Discussion topics for the half-day program include a state legislative update on compliance with AB32, living green, working green and building green. Mayor Gavin Newsom will speak on San Francisco as America's Greenest City, and Nancy McFadden, Pacific Gas and Electric Co.'s senior vice president for public affairs, will speak on "How Businesses Can Preserve the Planet."