Mayor Ballantyne: Cities fighting climate change

One of the biggest hurdles to sustainability success is the scale of the challenge and the need for action now. Collaboration and coordination among local jurisdictions are crucial to making progress. Big problems require big and bold solutions and this is the primary responsibility of government. There is a saying — where cities and towns go, nations follow. State governments must invest heavily and incentivize cities who can lead the type of big changes we need to address the climate crisis.