Lincoln Prepares for the Future
Despite the perception of climate change as a coastal issue, forward-thinking leaders like NewDEAL Leader Lincoln, NE Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird understand that their communities are not immune. In a recent interview with The Well News, Mayor Gaylor Baird discussed the steps her city is taking to improve resilience and prepare for an uncertain future. Recently, Gaylor Baird released a climate action plan, which lays out policy and spending priorities to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80% by 2050 and build the city’s resilience across economic, demographic, and infrastructure sectors. In addition, Lincoln has debuted a new process to turn Lincoln’s wastewater into biogas, which can then be sold to generate revenue for the city. Check out the Mayor’s profile in The Well News here.