"1,000 U.S. Mayors Have Signed Climate Protection Pledge"

"SEATTLE -- U.S. Conference of Mayors President Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels says that by Friday, 1,000 mayors, representing 85 million Americans, will have signed the U.S. Conference of Mayors' Climate Protection Agreement since it was introduced in February 2005.

The announcement of the 1,000th mayoral signatory and his or her city will take place during the Conference's Leadership Meeting, from October 1-3 in Seattle, where more than 60 U.S. mayors will discuss the continuing recession and 'green' economic recovery with White House and Obama Cabinet Officials. "

Environment News Service had the story September 30, 2009.

Source: ENS, 10/02/2009