Green cities across Europe addressing climate change

This article originally ran in Think Fremont’s What We Think blog.

This June, I was among twelve sustainability leaders from across the nation selected to participate in a green cities tour of Europe. Sponsored by the European Union Delegation to the U.S. and culminating in the EU Green Capital Awards Ceremony, our group of local government representatives visited cities in Belgium, Netherlands, and Norway that are at the forefront of addressing climate change. Representatives also shared projects and best practices for promoting sustainability in their cities.

Read the full blog post here.

Rachel DiFranco is sustainability manager for the City of Fremont

Written by Rachel DiFranco

Rachel DiFranco is a LEED O+M Accredited Professional with a Master’s Degree in Natural Resources & Sustainable Development. She is an accomplished sustainability practitioner with demonstrated expertise in strategic climate mitigation, distributed energy resources, smart city technology deployment, adaptation and resiliency planning, and community-based social marketing. As Sustainability Manager for the City of Fremont, Rachel is responsible for the development and implementation of Fremont’s Climate Action Plan, helping the city transition from an auto-oriented suburb into a resilient, sustainable, innovative, and strategically urban post-carbon community.

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