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Park City's Statement on Withdrawal from Paris Climate Accord

Post Date:06/02/2017 4:23 PM

STATEMENT FROM MAYOR JACK THOMAS & ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY MANAGER LUKE CARTIN ON THE UNITED STATES' WITHDRAWAL FROM THE PARIS CLIMATE ACCORD

Park City Municipal Corporation was extremely disappointed with the federal decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Climate Accord. Given Park City’s commitment to sustainability, our resolve is only strengthened to continue our march forward in the battle against climate change and environmental degradation. So today, we join in solidarity with countless cities, states, and organizations across the United States and world in an effort to continue to advance the environmental policies that will effect real change at the local level. Harnessing the power of community is one of the most powerful tools to influence change, and the Park City community stands strong in our commitment to the principles of the Paris Climate Accord.

- Mayor Jack Thomas 
- Environmental Sustainability Manager Luke Cartin

Park City has pledged to become the first carbon-neutral city in North America by 2032, as well as provide 100 percent of our electricity from renewable sources by the same year. Learn more about Park City Municipal Corporation’s environmental and carbon initiatives

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The Community Engagement team is part of the City’s Sustainability Department. We are responsible for civic dialog, community outreach and citizen-engagement initiatives, media inquiries, and crisis and emergency communications. The goal of the Community Engagement team is to sustain and enhance the Park City community through a broad range of public involvement activities and community programs.

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Media inquiries should be directed to Linda Jager.

Community Engagement Team

Linda Jager, Community Engagement Manager
435-615-5189
linda.jager@parkcity.org

Lynn Ware-Peek, Community Engagement Liaison
435-615-5206
lynn.ware-peek@parkcity.org

Elizabeth Quinn Fregulia, Community Engagement Associate
435-615-5201
elizabeth.quinnfregulia@parkcity.org

Kim Clark, Community Outreach Specialist
kim.clark@parkcity.org

Joann Martin, Community Engagement Analyst
435-615-5175
joann.martin@parkcity.org