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Mukilteo aims to have 100% renewable energy by 2045

Planting trees, electric vehicles, changing hearts and minds in Mukilteo


Last updated 12/18/2019 at 11:49am

Council approved a resolution to establish a Climate Action Committee back in April. Since then, committee members have started working towards a goal of 100% renewable energy by 2045 or sooner.

Tim Ellis, chair of the Climate Action Committee, told a parable about a frog at the work session. He said residents need to adapt to climate change findings before it gets worse.

“If you take a frog to a pot of boiling water, the frog jumps free,” he said. “If you put a frog in room temperature water, the frog is happy and fine. The minute you turn on the burner and it starts to heat up, the...

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