NEWS: Utah Legislation Recognizes Climate Change With New Resolution

Utah Public Radio
Riana Gayle
May 22, 2018

Last week, Utah legislation took a leap towards a more sustainable future with the passing of the state’s first climate change resolution. The House Concurrent Resolution on Environmental and Economic Stewardship was sponsored by Republican Representative Rebecca P. Edwards of District 20.

“In Utah, we like to be leaders and this past session we had the opportunity to do that very thing by passing the first climate change resolution in the country coming from a red state,” Edwards said.

Representative Edwards said she first became aware of the issue when it was introduced by concerned high school students last year.

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