Future of Cities
But the city has its sights set on a stronger, greener grid.
The cost savings of alternative energy lure GOP mayors, but the climate reasons resonate, too.
A lack of leadership in Washington makes it "increasingly important" for local communities to step up, says city lawmaker Lewis Reed.
“Most cities would have healthier populations if their air was cleaner."
Brace yourself: It involves tolls.
“For too long, dirty fuels have jeopardized the health of our communities and put our children’s future at risk."
In Pennsylvania, where King Coal once reigned, natural gas now rules.
The "smart city" of Union Point has been designed to embrace clean power and energy efficiency.
“If you say ‘air pollution’ to someone, they don’t necessarily think about what is happening inside their homes."
America should pay attention.