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Climate Leadership and Green Economy

Joan has been strongly supportive of Burlington playing a leadership role in addressing climate change, including voting to endorse the City’s foundational Net Zero Energy Roadmap in 2019 and voting to declare a Climate Emergency.

Burlington’s leadership on climate, and our achievement of becoming the first city in the nation to source 100 percent of our power from renewable generation, can also help attract new clean energy businesses to locate and expand here. This includes BETA Technologies which is creating new jobs as an innovative electric vertical aviation company, and the HULA campus in the South End which is home to dozens of businesses and co-working spaces and is a net zero space using geothermal heating and cooling instead of fossil fuel.


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