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Re: request for climate change action

From: domainremoved <Kirsten>
Date: Thu, 6 Apr 2017 17:17:25 +0000

Hi Ms. Thickpenny,

Thank you for your email. Yes, I am interested and will look into this.
Let's make it happen.

Best regards,
Kirsten Keith,
Mayor of Menlo Park

On Thu, Apr 6, 2017 at 10:00 AM Cynthia Thickpenny <pictosamo685_at_(domainremoved)
wrote:

> Dear City Council,
>
> My name is Cynthia Thickpenny and I am a resident of Menlo Park (94025). I
> am emailing to ask if the City Council of Menlo Park would be interested in
> joining the Compact of Mayors, which was launched by UN Secretary-General
> Ban Ki-moon (website linked below). I am not a representative of the
> Compact, but just a citizen concerned about climate change and President
> Trump's executive actions rolling back regulations. The Compact, and I
> quote from the website, "establishes a common platform to capture the
> impact of cities' collective actions through standardised measurement of
> emissions and climate risk, and consistent, public reporting of their
> efforts."
>
> In our local area, San Francisco, Palo Alto, Cupertino, San Jose, and
> Santa Cruz are members, however, I do not see Menlo Park listed on the
> website.
>
> I am a young woman anxious about facing a lifetime of climate change and
> disaster, and I am sure I am not alone in this. If Menlo Park joined the
> compact, they could take part with other cities in being a joint leader in
> combatting climate change.
>
> Here is the website, with information for cities. I learned about the
> compact through Wall of Us (in case that information is helpful):
>
> https://www.compactofmayors.org/history/
>
> I do hope to hear back from the Council on this.
>
> Many thanks, and with all best wishes,
> Cynthia Thickpenny
>
Received on Thu Apr 06 2017 - 10:23:10 PDT

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