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Connections: Discussing the launch of the AMPED climate initiative

Sep 24, 2021

On Thursday, a number of local partners announced the launch of a new climate initiative. AMPED is aimed at promoting the use of carbon-free electricity to power the region’s buildings and vehicles. According to AMPED’s leaders, about three quarters of the region’s climate-changing greenhouse gas emissions come from buildings and transportation.

How can companies go “all electric”? What are the costs? What are the long-term impacts? Our guests answer these questions and more: