2018-09-05 12:40:48

[Act Out! 174] - How A Small Town Went From Toxic Lakes to Europe’s Greenest City

In the 70s, Växjö was a polluted town nestled in the thick forests of southern Sweden. Today, this small town has been recognized by the EU as the greenest city in Europe. So, what happened? What did - and what are community members and politicians still doing to make their home more sustainable? And how could we emulate some of this work in our own American communities? Answers to all this and more, this week on Act Out!

Climate Change Environment European Union Global Warming Green Cities Sweden Växjö

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