Episode #57: Vicki Bennett, Salt Lake City Sustainability

Matt has a lively chat with Vicki, who has led Salt Lake’s impressive sustainability efforts for the past eight years. They talk about Vicki’s path to her job and the city’s recent announcement that it had reached an agreement with Rocky Mountain Power to generate 100 percent of Salt Lake City’s electricity needs from renewable sources by 2032. They also discuss what Salt Lake can do to reduce air pollution, focusing on buildings emissions and local transit. To learn more about all the city’s great efforts, check out SLCgreen’s website and Facebook and Twitter feeds.