US Mayors Climate Protection Agreement

Going against the Bush administration's opposition to the Kyoto Protocol, the US Mayors Climate Protection Agreement pledges to meet or beat the Kyoto targets by 2012. Below is the current list of mayors who have signed on. The list includes the names of 402 mayors from 50 states representing a total population of over 58.9 million citizens.

Mayor City State Quote
Edward E. May Bessemer AL  
Loretta Spencer Huntsville AL  
Dan Coody Fayetteville AR  
Patrick H. Hays North Little Rock AR  
Jim Dailey Little Rock AR  
Mark Begich Anchorage AK "Alaska is considered "Ground Zero" for the impacts of climate change on the environment and the indigenous people who live on it. I commend Mayor Nickels' initiative in this area and was pleased to host his first-ever visit to Alaska to witness the impacts of global warming first-hand.
Jeffrey James Jacobson North Pole AK "Each individual and every community has the ability to make a positive or negative impact on climate. The City of North Pole is committed to making a positive impact on climate and educating our residents on ways that they can participate in this process."
Stanley Tocktoo Shishmaref AK  
Bobby Bryant Buckeye AZ  
Joseph C. Donaldson Flagstaff AZ  
Robert E. Walkup Tucson AZ  
Allan Maris Albany CA  
Karl P. Warkomski Aliso Viejo CA  
Michael L. Machi Arcata CA "Arcata already has an inventory of gloal warming emissions and is working to meet the goals set in our Greenhouse Gas Reduction Plan."
Tom O'Malley Atascadero CA  
Charles E. Marsala Atherton CA "You have my personal support for Mayor's Climate Protection Agreement. Although our council vote was 2-2 on this issue, we approved for our Envirnomental Policy Committee to develop a plan for our town to meet the Agreement. Having made over a dozen trips to Alaska for work and wildlife photography, I have witnessed firsthand the reduction in glaciers and habitat. Clearly the political leaders of our country need to promote awareness and steer their constituents to take action."
Robert Kennedy Avalon CA  
Tom Bates Berkeley CA "The Berkeley City Council unanimously approved supporting Mayor Nickels efforts."
Stephen P. Webb Beverly Hills CA  
Jef Vander Borght Burbank CA  
Bruce R. Arthur Capitola CA  
Scott Gruendl Chico CA  
Dennis R. Yates Chino CA  
Stephen C. Padilla Chula Vista CA "Reversing global climate change is the responsibility of each of us. The City of Chula Vista is happy to take this step in the spirit of being the change we hope to see in the world."
Gail Pardini-Plass Cloverdale CA  
Lisa Moore Cotati CA  
Kris Wang Cupertino CA  
Jerry Finnell Del Mar CA  
Janet Lockhart Dublin CA  
Janet Abelson El Cerrito CA  
Robert 'Bob' Wasserman Fremont CA  
Roberta Cooper Hayward CA  
Jason Liles Healdsburg CA  
Roger Meadows Hemet CA  
Sam Y. Edgerton III Hermosa Beach CA  
Beth Krom Irvine CA  
Joseph Esquivel Lakewood CA  
John F. Murray Lemoore CA  
Antonio Villaraigosa Los Angeles CA  
Beverly O’Neill Long Beach CA  
Breene Kerr Los Altos Hills CA "The Climate Protection Agreement mirrors our own local efforts to conserve energy and non-renewable resources."
Anne B. Solem Mill Valley CA  
Mike Eng Monterey Park CA  
Patrick Hunter Moorpark CA  
Dennis Kennedy Morgan Hill CA  
Janice Peters Morro Bay CA  
Bernard H. Meyers Novato CA  
Jerry Brown Oakland CA "We congratulate Seattle on its bold programs and look forward to cooperating to build a better world…The City of Oakland has set a goal of 15% reduction by 2010, which is beyond what Kyoto calls for the US to achieve. We are looking at 70% reduction of GHGs by 2050, which is what many scientists believe is needed to protect our future. We are in support of the United States surpassing the Kyoto green house gas reduction targets."
Daniel E. Cort Pacific Grove CA  
Judy Kleinberg Palo Alto CA "Palo Alto has a long tradition as a city commiteed to environmentalsim, including its open space, cicycle and pedestrian friendly policies, progressive recycling, clean water and air initiatives, green energy programs and community-wide sustainability land use and design principles. Stil, we can and must do more to counter the growing threats of climate change. We are proud to join in the concerted efforts of other cities in taking specific actions to reduce the effects of global warming, beginning here in our city."
Bill Bogaard Pasadena CA "Pasadena is committed to achieving sustainability in its policies and operations within the framework of the U.S. Mayor’s Climate Protection Agreement.  At the same time, we join with many international cities in offering leadership and a lesson on global warming.  This is a movement whose time has come!"
David Glass Petaluma CA  
Jennifer Hosterman Pleasanton CA  
B. Stephen Toben Portola Valley CA  
Jake McKenzie Rohnert Park CA "We in Sonoma County are in full support of these actions, and are in the forefront of adopting greenhouse gas emission reduction targets!"
Irma L. Anderson Richmond CA  
Heather Fargo Sacramento CA  
Patrick J. Morris San Bernardino CA  
Larry Franzella San Bruno CA  
Jerry Sanders San Diego CA "At the City of San Diego, we are continuing our commitment to reduce global warming emissions, the major cause of a changing climate. By signing the U.S. Mayors Climate Protection Agreement, I am investing in the future of San Diego."
Gavin Newsom San Francisco CA  
Dave F. Romero San Luis Obispo CA  
Ron Gonzales San Jose CA  
Shelia Young San Leandro CA  
Jan Epstein San Mateo CA  
Albert J. Boro San Rafael CA  
Miguel A. Pulido Santa Ana CA  
Marty Blum Santa Barbara CA  
Mike Rotkin Santa Cruz CA  
Pam O'Conner Santa Monica CA "The City of Santa Monica applauds the good work you and the City of Seattle are doing to combat climate disruption, and we pledge to work together with you to raise awareness, and inspire action by local governments throughout the United States on the issue. We look forward to working together on this important endeavor."
Jane Bender Santa Rosa CA  
Ronald P. Albert Sausalito CA  
Larry Robinson Sebastopol CA "The City of Sebastopol has committed to a 30% reduction of its greenhouse gas emissions between 2000 and 2008."
Larry Barnett Sonoma CA  
Edward J Chavez Stockton CA  
Claudia Bill-de la Pena Thousand Oaks CA  
Anthony J. Intintoli, Jr. Vallejo CA  
Abbe Land West Hollywood CA  
Christopher Cabaldon West Sacramento CA  
Steve Allen Windsor CA  
Helen Klanderud Aspen CO  
Leroy Duroux Basalt CO  
Mark Ruzzin Boulder CO "We welcome the opportunity to join in this effort initiated by Seattle, a city Boulder has looked to over the years as a role model of environmental leadership and innovation. Boulder adopted the Kyoto Protocol goals in 2002, and we look forward to working with Seattle and other cities across the country in showing that as local governments we can make real progress on climate change while improving our economy and quality of life."
John W. Hickenlooper Denver CO  
Sidny Zink Durango CO "The Durango City Council voted unanimously on Oct. 17, 2006, to endorse this agreement. Durango is proud to join so many cities throughout the nation in this important initiative."
Stu Ferguson Gunnison CO  
Bruce Christensen Glenwood Springs CO  
Bernie Zurbriggen Frisco CO  
John Pryor Telluride CO  
John M. Fabrizi Bridgeport CT  
Wiliam J. Kupinse, Jr. Easton CT  
Kenneth A. Flatto Fairfield CT "There is nothing more important than sustaining the environmental capacity to protect health and life on earth."
Carl Amento Hamden CT  
Eddie A. Perez Hartford CT  
Elizabeth C. Paterson Mansfield CT  
Domenique S. Thornton Middletown CT  
John De Stefano, Jr. New Haven CT  
Dannel P. Malloy Stamford CT  
James R. Miron Stratford CT  
James M. Baker Wilmington DE  
Rebecca A. Tooley Coconut Creek FL "It's time for all of us to work together to protect our environment."
Debby Eisinger Cooper City FL "As mayors, we should do everything in our power to urge Congress to pass legislation towards reducing greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. We MUST preserve our environment!"
Scott J. Brook Coral Springs FL "We must take every step possible, small and large, to protect our future generations."
Pat Flury Dania Beach FL "This is an essential agreement for all cities. I have lived in S. Florida for 60 years, and witnessed a torrid environmental and ecological decline. I hope we are not too late! Thanks."
Jeff Perlman Delrey Beach FL  
Pegeen Hanrahan Gainesville FL  
Joy Cooper Hallandale Beach FL "This is not only an environmental protection issue, but also an economic development and sustainability issue. Protecting our environment, we are protecting our resources, and preserving them for future generations to come."
William Arthur Holly Hill FL  
Mara Giulianti Hollywood FL "The ecologically sensitive nature of Florida makes this issue one of major importance to each and every resident."
Robert Oldakowski Key Biscayne FL  
Jimmy Weekley Key West FL  
Samuel S. Brown Lauderdale Lakes FL  
Richard J. Kaplan Lauderhill FL  
Manuel A. Diaz Miami FL  
Lori C. Moseley Miramar FL  
Kevin Burns North Miami FL  
Steven R. Arnst Oakland Park FL  
Michael Udine Parkland FL  
Frank C. Ortis Pembroke Pines FL "Incoming President of the Florida League of Cities. It will be my mantra that every city in Florida will have an ordinance."
Rae Carole Armstrong Plantation FL  
John C. Rayson Pompano Beach FL "If the US government continues to ignore the rest of the world on energy then it is time for all local leaders to speak out."
Robert E. Minsky Port St. Lucie FL "Unless we abate the growing threat of global warming pollution, everything we do today to make a better world for tomorrow will be for naught."
Steven B. Feren Sunrise FL "It is not a coincidence that we are seeing drastic weather disturbances and climate changes. If we don't do something now, it will be too late to reverse the damage."
John R. Marks Tallahassee FL  
Beth Flansbaum-Talabisco Tamarac FL  
Pam Iorio Tampa FL "Tampa is proud to join the U.S. Conference of Mayors Climate Protection Agreement initiative. We recognize the importance of our environment and our natural resources, and we must work together to ensure a better world for our children."
Lois J. Frankel West Palm Beach FL  
Eric H. Jones West Park FL "I believe that the destiny of mankind lies in his responsibility to maintain a healthy environment. Each generation must do its part to make sure that the next generation has a livable environment."
Shirley Franklin Atlanta GA  
Heidi Davison Athens GA  
Patsy Jo Hilliard East Point GA  
C. Jack Ellis Macon GA  
Jason Buelterman Tybee Island GA  
Harry Kim Hilo HI "We must do this!"
Mufi Hannenmann Honolulu HI  
Bryan J. Baptiste Kauai HI  
Alan M. Arakawa Maui HI  
T.M. Franklin Cownie Des Moines IA  
Roy D. Buol Dubuque IA "The Dubuque City Council has made a "green" city designation a top priority for the upcoming fiscal years' goals."
Craig S. Berenstein Sioux City IA  
David Bieter Boise ID  
Roger Chase Pocatello ID "Supporting the US Mayors Climate Protection Agreement is a no-brainer for me. Not only is the right thing to do, but it is the economically smart thing for my community and for our nation. If cities and our citizens do not get involved, our future will be bleak."
Jon Thorson Sun Valley ID  
Thomas J. Weisner Aurora IL  
Brad Cole Carbondale IL  
Ross Ferraro Carol Stream IL  
Richard M. Daley Chicago IL  
Michael D. Belsky Highland Park IL  
Chris Koos Normal IL  
Gene Marks Northbrook IL "Northbrook has decided to lead by example. We purchase 4.5 million kilowatt hours of wind energy to run our water facility which treats and pumps 2.2 billion gallons a year. We totally support the US Mayors Climate Protection Agreement."
Mark W. Schwiebert Rock Island IL  
Al Larson Schaumburg IL  
Richard H. Hyde Waukegan IL  
Mark Kruzan Bloomington IN "On behalf of the City of Bloomington, Indiana, I proudly endorse the US Mayors Climate Protection Agreement. Our long established Environmental Commission completed a GHG inventory this year, and we will implement the reduction agenda through community support and that of our newly established Commission on Sustainability. We adopted smart growth plans through zoning, a greenways system for non-motorized travel, and a Downtown compact urban form plan. We will continue seeking ways to advance our economic progress that also protect and enhance our culture and environment."
James Brainard Carmel IN  
Fred L. Armstrong Columbus IN  
Jonathan Weinzapfel Evansville IN  
Graham A. Richard Fort Wayne IN  
Scott King Gary IN  
Bart Peterson Indianapolis IN "More and more, cities are defining the national public policy discussion, and climate protection is another area in which local communities are leading the way. The Mayors Climate Protection Agreement is an important move for every American city to consider.

The quality of life, health and enjoyment of our cities and their residents are interlinked with our stewardship over our land, air and water. For Indianapolis to be a world-class city, and for every American city to be able to compete worldwide, we must make sure that we are responsible about this stewardship, and ensure that our cities are safer, cleaner and healthier."
Chuck Oberlie Michigan City IN  
Dennis Highberger Lawrence KS  
James A. McClinton Topeka KS  
Teresa Isaac Lexington KY  
Jerry E. Abramson Louisville KY  
Edward G. Randolph, Jr Alexandria LA  
C. Ray Nagin New Orleans LA "The USCM Climate Protection Agreement is of particular importance to the City of New Orleans. The International Panel on Climate Change has warned that New Orleans is the North American city most vulnerable to the effects of climate change. The rise of the Earth's temperature, causing sea level increases that could add up to one foot over the next 30 years, threatens the very existence of New Orleans. I have sent letters to the LA delegation urging them to support the McCain Lieberman Climate Stewardship Act. Also the New Orleans City Council has passed a resolution urging federal action on climate change. We will continue to collaborate and support efforts on global warming."
Thomas M. Menino Boston MA  
Michael A. Sullivan Cambridge MA  
John Bell Gloucester MA "Our future is bleak without all of us working together one community at a time for a better environment."
Christine Forgey Greenfield MA "Greenfield's future is critically entwined with stabilizing and sustaining our environment. We offer a quality of community that others envy and we live in an area surrounded by natural resources that offer us much."
John D. Reilly, Jr. Hull MA  
Richard C. Howard Malden MA  
Michael J. McGlynn Medford MA  
Robert J. Dolan Melrose MA  
David B. Cohen Newton MA  
Scott W. Lang New Bedford MA  
James M. Ruberto Pittsfield MA  
Keith A. Bergman Provincetown MA "Four hundred voters at Provincetown's Town Meeting were proud to answer the call and endorse the US Mayors Climate Protection Agreement."
Joseph A. Curtatone Somerville MA  
Alfred Gaechter Truro MA  
Timothy P. Murray Worcester MA  
Ellen Moyer Annapolis MD  
Martin O'Malley Baltimore MD  
William H. Hudnut Chevy Chase MD  
Sidney A. Katz Gaithersburg MD "We see this as an important opportunity for Gaithersburg to become a leader in climate protection."
Peter Fosselman Kensington MD  
Larry Giammo Rockville MD  
Jonathan Herman Sykesville MD  
Michael D. Hurley Belfast ME  
Wallace H. Nutting Biddeford ME  
James I. Cohen Portland ME  
Mark D. Johnston Saco ME  
John Hieftje Ann Arbor MI  
Marilyn Stephen Berkley MI  
Robert Porter Ferndale MI  
George Heartwell Grand Rapids MI  
Virg Bernero Lansing MI  
Tony Tollefson Marquette MI  
Brenda L. Lawrence Southfield MI  
Linda Smyka Traverse City MI  
Mary Hamann-Roland Apple Valley MN  
Elizabeth B. Kautz Burnsville MN  
Herb Bergson Duluth MN "American's environmental arrogance must stop! Our children must inherit a better world than what promises to be disaster if we don't do justice to the Kyoto Protocol!"
Nancy Tyra-Lukens Eden Prairie MN  
Ron Anderson Milan MN  
R.T. Rybak Minneapolis MN "Minneapolis has set high standards for CO2 reduction, and we're meeting them - a strategy that has earned our City tremendous environmental and economic benefits. Climate disruption is a global problem, but we feel the effects locally. We are thrilled with Seattle and Mayor Greg Nickels' initiative, and will work hard to challenge our nation through our example."
Gary Skalko Mt. Iron MN  
Ardell F. Brede Rochester MN  
Donna Dummer Red Wing MN "I can proudly say Red Wing is on board with environmental initiatives, but we are so eager and interested in doing more for the world around us."
Chris Coleman St. Paul MN  
Gary A. Burger Turtle River MN  
Chuck Tooley Billings MT  
Jeff Krauss Bozeman MT  
Mike Kadas Missoula MT  
Ben Uchitelle Clayton MO  
Darwin Hindman Columbia MO "Columbia owns its electrical utility, and I consider it extremely important that the city set an example of responsible management of power generation and conservation to do its part to reduce global warming."
Robert G. Lowery Florissant MO  
Kay Barnes Kansas City MO  
Mike Swoboda Kirkwood MO  
Mark Langston Maplewood MO "Our climate is what gives us our precious life. We must be proactive to protect our climate."
Francis G. Slay St. Louis MO  
James A. Hobbs Sunset Hills MO  
Joseph L. Adams University City MO  
John Robert Smith Meridian MS  
Charles R. Worley Asheville NC  
Loretta Clawson Boone NC  
Mark Chilton Carrboro NC  
Kevin C. Foy Chapel Hill NC  
William V. 'Bill' Bell Durham NC  
Dr. Don Mullen Highlands NC "While a small mountain town, Highlands, NC is in the middle of a pristine rainforest which is being threatened with increasing pollution even though we are the highest town east of the Mississippi River."
Bill Saffo Wilmington NC  
Dennis R. Walaker Fargo ND "We have accomplished much but it's time to do more in our city."
Jerry Ryan Bellevue NE  
Coleen J. Seng Lincoln NE  
Mike Fahey Omaha NE  
J. Michael Joyal Dover NH  
Brian F. Welsh Hanover NH  
Michael E. J. Blastos Keene NH "There is strength in unity; we must speak, and act as one."
Frank C. Guinta Manchester NH  
Bernard A. Streeter Nashua NH  
Joseph V. Doria, Jr. Bayonne NJ  
Jason J. Varano Berkeley Township NJ  
Raymond McCarthy Bloomfield NJ  
Joseph C. Scarpelli Brick Township NJ  
Gerald A. Calabrese Cliffside Park Borough NJ  
Fred Pitofsky Closter NJ  
Daniel J. Aschenbach Cranford NJ "Our community, Cranford, is located in the middle of a major metropolitan area. We respect our environment… We believe we can make changes, and make a difference."
J. Christian Bollwage Elizabeth NJ  
Wendell E. Pribila Ewing NJ  
Brian D. Levine Franklin Township NJ  
Thomas Bassford Galloway Township NJ  
Glen D. Gilmore Hamilton NJ  
John Dean DeRienzo Haworth NJ  
Meryl Frank Highland Park NJ "Thinking green is no longer a luxury. It has become a necessity, and not only because of the price of oil or because it has become politically correct to care about clean air and water and conserving natural resources. Green decisions make good public policy, plain and simple."
Robert F. Patten Hightstown NJ  
Timothy L. McDonough Hope NJ  
David R. Nettles Hopewell Borough NJ  
Vanessa Sandom Hopewell Township NJ  
Wayne Smith Irvington NJ  
Alberto G. Santos Kearny NJ  
Richard L. DePamphilis III Linwood NJ  
Gina Genovese Long Hill Township NJ  
John D. Galloway Maple Shade NJ  
Edward A. Remsen Montclair NJ  
Sharpe James Newark NJ  
Salvatore Perillo Ocean City NJ  
Albert T. McWilliams Plainfield NJ  
Joanne Atlas Ringwood NJ  
Dave Fried Robbinsville NJ  
Elie Y. Katz Teaneck NJ  
William J. Rainey, Jr. Township of Elk NJ  
Douglas H. Palmer Trenton NJ "Cities are on the front lines of climate change, with Mayors leading the way. But we can't do it alone. Please join the cause!"
Gregory McDermott Westfield NJ  
Joseph A. DiDonato West Milford NJ  
John F. McKeon West Orange NJ  
Shing-Fu Hsueh West Windsor NJ  
Donald E. Carroll Alamogordo NM  
Martin J. Chavez Albuquerque NM "Even if one disregards the science behind global warming, the fact of the matter is that we desperately need to reduce our exorbitant reliance on fossil fuels in order to better protect our wild lands, and reduce our addiction to foreign oil."
Sam Hammons Capitan NM  
William M. Mattiace Las Cruces NM  
L. Ray Nunley Ruidoso NM  
David Coss Santa Fe, NM NM  
James B. Gibson Henderson NV  
Oscar B. Goodman Las Vegas NV  
Robert Cashell Reno NV "Given the natural beauty of our high Sierra surroundings, including the beautiful Truckee River running through our downtown, I feel a great sense of duty to protect our environment for the generations to follow."
Geno R. Martini Sparks NV  
Gerald D. Jennings Albany NY  
Steve Bellone Babylon NY "Babylon has been in the vanguard of green initiatives on Long Island. Ten percent of our energy purchases are generated by wind power, all our new passenger vehicle purchases are hybrids, we're fueling with biodiesel, installing solar panels on two of our buildings, and breaking ground for an affordable zero energy house this fall, and that's just for starters."
Hon. Brian X. Foley Brookhaven NY  
Anthony M. Masiello Buffalo NY  
Paul Feiner Greenburgh NY "The Town of Greenburgh is proud to support this cooperative effort. The climate crisis is so large and urgent that it will take all of us, pulling together, to make even a dent in greenhouse gas emissions, and slow down the effects already in motion. We are proud of the proactive steps we have already taken, such as requiring that all new homes be built to Energy Star standards, and installing energy efficient lighting and a solar electric system at Town Hall; but this is just a start. There is no more important focus for a community now. The good news is that this is also a terrific opportunity to shift course, and take actions that will have other environmental, economic, and public health benefits."
Wayne J. Hall Hempstead NY  
Richard F. Tracy Hudson NY "Responding to the crisis of climate change and rising fossil fuel costs is one of our most important responsibilities. This is important not only for us now, but also for our children."
Dennis P. Flood Irvington, Village of NY  
Carolyn Peterson Ithaca NY "I chose April 24, the day that Ithaca celebrated Earth Day, to announce Ithaca's participation in this agreement - and we made this announcement next to our wastewater plant where methane is recovered for energy production."
Ernest D. Davis Mt. Vernon NY "The consequences of us not acting affirmatively are enormous."
Michael R. Bloomberg New York City NY  
Vincenzo V. Anello Niagara Falls NY  
Robert J. Duffy Rochester NY  
Eugene J. Murray Rockville Centre NY  
Brian U. Stratton Schenectady NY  
Matthew J. Driscoll Syracuse NY  
Joseph M. Delfino White Plains NY  
Donald L. Plusquellic Akron OH  
Kenneth E. Patton Brooklyn OH I want my grandchildren to be able to breath good clean air!"
Mark Mallory Cincinatti OH "Signing this agreement is an important step in the greening of Cincinnati. We are sending a message that these issues are real, and that we must pay attention to them. It is time to take proactive steps to improve and protect the environmental health and safety of our city."
Frank G. Jackson Cleveland OH  
Edward J. Kelley Cleveland Heights OH  
Rhine L. McLin Dayton OH  
Thomas J. Longo Garfield Heights OH  
Thomas O'Grady North Olmsted OH “For our citizens, for our future, I am proud to offer my endorsement of the USCM Climate Protection Agreement."
Georgine Welo South Euclid OH  
Jack Ford Toledo OH  
Marlene B. Anielski Walton Hills OH  
Harold Haralson Norman OK  
John W. Morrison Ashland OR  
Rob Drake Beaverton OR  
Helen M. Berg Corvallis OR  
Kitty Piercy Eugene OR  
Shane T. Bemis Gresham OR  
Judie Hammerstad Lake Oswego OR  
Lori Hollingsworth Lincoln City OR  
Tom Potter Portland OR "I congratulate Seattle and Mayor Nickels on this leadership committee to address global warming. Portland was the first city in the country to adopt a local global warming policy reducing greenhouse gas emissions that exceed the targets established by the Kyoto Protocol. We are proud that the people of Seattle share our vision for turning the crisis of global warming into an opportunity to transform our economy and leave a healthier planet for our children and grandchildren."
Ed Pawlowski Allentown PA  
John B. Callahan Bethlehem PA  
Philip B. Mitman Easton PA  
Richard E. Filippi Erie PA  
John F. Street Philadelphia PA  
Luke Ravenstahl Pittsburgh PA  
John S. Brenner York PA  
James E. Doyle Pawtucket RI  
David N. Cicilline Providence RI  
Scott Avedisian Warwick RI  
Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Charleston SC  
Robert D. Coble Columbia SC "We look forward to implementing this resolution!"
Knox H. White Greenville SC  
Joseph T. McElveen, Jr. Sumter SC  
Mary A. Pearson Huron SD  
Ron Littlefield Chattanooga TN "This Climate Protection Agreement moves us one step further by providing cleaner air for everyone in our region and in the entire country."
Charles Womack Cookeville TN  
Bill Purcell Nashville TN "I have supported the goals of the climate protection agreement both personally and as a member of USCM. I believe this year, with all of our focus, Nashville can make the commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions now and in the future."
Robert Cluck Arlington TX  
Will Wynn Austin TX  
Becky Miller Carrollton TX  
Douglas N. Stover Coppell TX  
Laura Miller Dallas TX  
Euline Brock Denton TX

"The City of Denton, Texas, has just opened the the nation's first biodiesel production facility to be powered by biogas (methane extracted from the adjoining city landfill.) Renewable energy powered by renewable energy! The City's fleetwide use of biodiesel will reduce the emission by as much as 12 tons per year."

Mary Lib Saleh Euless TX

"We are very supportive of the US Conference of Mayors Climate Protection Agreement. The City of Euless has already implemented many of the twelve suggestions listed. Thank you for your service on this project."

E. Michael Simpson Frisco TX  
Richard Ward Hurst TX

"We must protect our environment even if it results in great sacrifices."

Elizabeth G. Flores Laredo TX

"The US Mayors Climate Protection Agreement and the recommended actions are items that the city currently supports and endorses. The City is including a fleet of 50 alternative fueled vehicles, Energy Star new computer purchases, and the City has been proactive in the adoption of the Green spaces Ordinance which protects buffers around creeks and water bodies."

Bill Whitfield McKinney TX  
Gary A. Slagel Richardson TX

"Being part of the Mayors Agreement makes sense for our city. As public leaders we are the stewards of the communities we represent. The Mayors Agreement not only makes sense for our citizens' quality of life, but also ensures the sustainability and economic vitality of where we live."

David G. Wallace Sugar Land TX  
David Sakrison Moab UT
Dana Williams Park City UT  
Rocky Anderson Salt Lake City UT

"Humankind is in the midst of a crisis. That crisis presents us with unprecedented challenges. It also presents us with tremendous opportunities! The temperature of the earth is rising and humans contribute massively to this increase through our use of fossil fuels, particularly oil and coal. Climate change is already causing disasters such as ocean waters slowly overtaking entire islands and heat waves killing tens of thousands of people.

With the passage of significant international accords and adoption of this statement by U.S. Mayors, we have hope that the global community can successfully join together, as nations did to solve the problem of ozone depletion, to prevent the most devastating consequences of global climate change."

William D. Euille Alexandria VA

"As a life-long resident and Mayor of Alexandria, I am very concerned about the potential impacts climate change will have on a coastal city such as Alexandria and its residents. With the potential for increased temperatures and a rising sea level as a result of global warming, the frequency and severity of damage from hurricanes and flooding will increase. Currently small localized flooding of the Potomac River in Old Town is a regular occurrence and is a manageable problem. However, with the impact of global climate change, flooding will become a significant issue impacting public safety, property damage and the City's economy."

Ron Rordam Blacksburg VA  
David E. Brown Charlotteville VA  
L. Douglas Wilder Richmond VA  
Meyera E. Oberndorf Virginia Beach VA  
Jeanne Zeidler Williamsburg VA  
Peter Clavelle Burlington VT

"I certainly commend Seattle and Mayor Nickels for taking on this issue…I'm appalled by the refusal of our federal government even to acknowledge global warming and climate disruption as a problem. We can't wait for this vacuum of leadership to fill. Since 1997, Burlington has joined cities across the country in working to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and meet the reduction goals of the Kyoto Protocol."

Peter B. Lewis Auburn WA  
Darlene Kordonowy Bainbridge Island WA  
John G. Idsinga Battle Ground WA  
Mark Asmundson Bellingham WA  
Noel Gibb Burien WA
Gary Haakenson Edmonds WA

"We must work and plan for the future of our chidren and their children."

Ray Stephanson Everett WA  
Ava Frisinger Issaquah WA  
Mary-Alyce Burleigh Kirkland WA  
Virgil Clarkson Lacey WA
David Hutchinson Lake Forrest Park WA  
Mike McKinnon Lynnwood WA

Our number one priority is quality of life for our citizens - locally, nationally, and globally. I am pleased to join mayors across the country to work for a better environment. It is critical that cities be a major part of the solution, as we are a large part of the problem."

Mark Foutch Olympia WA  
Rosemarie Ives Redmond WA

"We agree global climate disruption is a serious threat to our local economy and quality of life. Cities need to lead the way. We join Mayor Nickels and the City of Seattle in taking and promoting more local action, in our region and across the country, to reduce global warming pollution."

Kathy Keolker-Wheeler Renton WA  
Michele Petitti Sammamish WA  
Greg Nickels Seattle WA "The reality of global climate change is urgent. The stakes are high - locally and globally - and we need to act. As a City government, we've already cut our greenhouse gas emissions by more than 60% compared to 1990 levels. But it's not enough - we need to work together as a community to set responsible limits on global warming pollution."
Robert L. Ransom Shoreline WA  
Dennis P. Hession Spokane WA  
Bill Baarsma Tacoma WA

"The City of Tacoma has taken active steps to protect its environment through retrofitting its diesel vehicles, using low sulfur fuel and biodiesel, building green structures, and a nationally recognized recycling program. We consider ourselves a "green" city, and the support for this initiative comes with the full support of the City Council."

Royce E. Pollard Vancouver WA  
Friedrich P. Schnook Ashland WI  
Michael J Neitzke Greenfield WI  
John D. Medinger La Crosse WI

"This is a matter of life and death for future generations and to this planet."

Dave Cieslewicz Madison WI

"Increasingly, cities are providing the answers to some of America's toughest problems. So it's fitting that we're leading the way on global warming as well."

Tom Barrett Milwaukee WI  
Jack F. Chiovatero New Berlin WI

"As leaders of our local municipalities, we need to be active in protecting our environment and climate. It has to start on the local level where the most gains can be achieved."

Gary Becker Racine WI  
Don Richards River Falls WI  
Gary Wescott Stevens Point WI  
Irene Blakely Washburn WI
Theresa M. Estness Wauwatosa WI  
Jeannette Bell West Allis WI  
Lance Dom Shepherdstown WV  
Mark Barron Jackson WY  
Adrian M. Fenty Washington, DC   "My administration will be a diligent steward of the environment. We will work with all District residents to promote clean and healthy neighborhoods in our Nation's capital by reducing litter, improving air quality, cleaning our rivers, conserving energy and cutting our greenhouse gas emissions. "

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