Mayor Lori Lightfoot Touts Climate Change Investments In 2022 Budget

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot speaks at a press conference
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot speaks at a press conference on Feb. 4, 2021. Today, she unveiled her administration's proposed budget plan for 2022. Manuel Martinez / WBEZ
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot speaks at a press conference
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot speaks at a press conference on Feb. 4, 2021. Today, she unveiled her administration's proposed budget plan for 2022. Manuel Martinez / WBEZ

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Touts Climate Change Investments In 2022 Budget

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot claims her 2022 budget will make “the largest one-time investment in climate mitigation, adaptation, and environmental justice priorities in the City’s history.”

Reset asks the City of Chicago’s Chief Sustainability Officer for details of the Mayor’s bold promises.

GUESTS: Angela Tovar, chief sustainability officer, City of Chicago

Karen Weigert, Reset sustainability contributor; executive vice president at Slipstream, a clean energy innovation non-profit; former chief sustainability officer, City of Chicago