Just back from a global warming leadership conference at Robert Redford's Sundance (Utah) Village, Mayor Jennifer Hosterman is all fired up over opportunities she sees for intensifying Pleasanton's commitment to green building, energy efficiency and water conservation. The conference was the third annual gathering of U.S. mayors who are active in the U.S. Conference of Mayors, which Hosterman attends. It was a bipartisan group of some 40 mayors representing a diverse range of communities, and took place as local, state and federal officials are becoming increasingly concerned about record-breaking heat and devastating floods in many parts of the country that are being blamed on climate change.
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posted Friday, October 5, 2007, 12:00 AM