Student Climate Activists Give Hudson a “C” on Environmental

Student Climate Activists Give Hudson a “C” on Environmental

Check out the grade recently given the City of Hudson concerning it’s efforts when it comes to the environment and combating climate change. Seventh grade students Ela Mody and Cece Bird presented an overall grade of “C” to Hudson City Council on December 5th, 2017, after rating the City using a system developed by iMatter , a non-profit organization dedicated to pressing local leaders to do what is necessary to end the climate crisis and transition to a just, sustainable society.

Ela and Cece rightfully stressed that Hudson can do better than a C, which is after all, just average.  But Hudson was stronger in some areas, and received an “A” for reducing waste and supporting recycling, and a “B” for using renewable energy. An “area of opportunity” was identified by a grade of “F” given for not having a zero-emissions plan.  City Council was impressed, and voiced their willingness to work with the bright young activists to see if improvements can be made.

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