January 01, 2018

How U.S. Cities Seek to Use 100 Percent Renewable Energy

Jeff Winmill

States have been labeled “laboratories of democracy” since at least Justice Brandeis’s era. Today, cities increasingly are the incubators of new public policy experiments. A prime example is in the energy space, where, in the past few months, several American cities––including Chicago and Atlanta––have committed to consume 100 percent of their energy from renewable sources within the next few decades.

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