Climate Mayors Steering Committee member Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, Climate Mayors member Miami Mayor Francis Suarez, Climate Mayors member Columbia Mayor Stephen Benjamin, and US Representative Kathy Castor of the 14th district of Florida and Chair of the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, had a livestream conversation about their work to prioritize a green recovery in their region. The discussion was moderated by journalist Tom O’Hara from The Invading Sea, a collaboration of 26 news organizations that cover climate change in Florida.
In partnership with the University of Pittsburgh Center for Sustainable Business, Climate Mayors hosted a virtual discussion with leaders of the Ohio Valley, including Climate Mayors Steering Committee member Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto and Climate Mayors members Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley, Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley and Youngstown Tito Brown.
New Climate Mayors Chair Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Steering Committee member New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell, and US Director of World Resources Institute Dan Lashof convened to discuss national climate action in the wake of the 2020 presidential election. The discussion was hosted by TIME Magazine’s Justin Worland.