1st Friday Focus On The Environment: Ann Arbor's A2Zero Plan Celebrates One Year! Nine More To Go!

Jun 4, 2021

City of Ann Arbor sustainability and innovations manager Missy Stults
Credit City of Ann Arbor / a2gov.org

In 2020, the City of Ann Arbor adopted its ambitious "A2Zero" plan that would make the city completely carbon neutral by the year 2030. Now, one year later, progress on the plan continues. WEMU's David Fair and Michigan League of Conservation Voters executive director Lisa Wozniak checked in with Ann Arbor sustainability and innovations manager Missy Stults. Listen and get the updates on progress so far and the work still needed to meet the 2030 target. 


Michigan League of Conservation Voters executive director Lisa Wozniak
Credit Michigan League of Conservation Voters / michiganlcv.org

Lisa’s career spans over two decades of environmental and conservation advocacy in the political arena. She is a nationally- recognized expert in non-profit growth and management and a leader in Great Lakes protections. Lisa is a three-time graduate from the University of Michigan, with a Bachelors Degree and two ensuing Masters Degrees in Social Work and Education.

Lisa serves a co-host and content partner in 89.1 WEMU's '1st Friday Focus on the Environment.'

KEY PARTS OF THE A2ZERO PLAN:

  • Reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Add to the available renewable energy within the electric system.
  • Be grounded in equity and justice.

RESOURCES:

Michigan League of Conservation Voters

A2Zero Carbon Neutrality Plan

Missy Stults

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