Thursday, February 2, 2006
When the Kyoto Protocol came into force, Mayor Greg Nickels of Seattle challenged mayors across the country to join Seattle in taking local action to reduce global warming pollution. He recruited 10 mayors representing more than 3 million Americans issued a challenge to other American cities to take additional actions to significantly reduce global warming pollution and a few months ago, the U.S. Conference of Mayors unanimously adopted the>
Mayors Climate Protection Agreement. Resolution and Agreement unanimously by the U.S. Conference of Mayors. As of today,
202 mayors representing over 41 million Americans have accepted the challenge.