Kevin J MacDonald, Public Information Administrator
Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Click here for PDF):
Livestream will Feature Community Members Tackling Climate Change
Ready to go All-In? Clark County will cablecast the first meeting of the All-In Sustainability and Climate Advisory Group on Clark County Television (CCTV) Channel 4 and livestream it on the County’s YouTube channel at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13. Clark County Commissioner Justin Jones, County officials and community stakeholders will meet via Zoom to discuss sustainability and resilience in Southern Nevada.
What: All-In Sustainability and Climate Advisory Group
When: 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13
Where: CCTV and Live Link to Clark County YouTube
“Tomorrow’s meeting is an important first step in taking on climate change directly in our community,” said Commissioner Justin Jones. “The interest we’ve received from local organizations and businesses is encouraging. They want to go ‘All-In’ with us in taking action on community-wide sustainability and climate action.”
All-In Clark County is Clark County’s program to address climate change and create a more sustainable future for all residents, businesses and visitors. The program is managed by the County’s Office of Sustainability, a division of the Department of Environment and Sustainability. All-In Clark County is a two-phased approach, addressing County operations as well as developing a community-wide sustainability and climate action plan. To learn more, go to AllinClarkCounty.com.
About the Department of Environment and Sustainability
The Department of Environment and Sustainability is the air pollution control agency, regional Endangered Species Act compliance program, and sustainability office for all of Clark County, Nevada. Established as the Department of Air Quality by the Clark County Commission in 2001, it was renamed in 2020 and is comprised of three divisions: Air Quality, Desert Conservation Program and Office of Sustainability. Through these three divisions, DES is ensuring the air we share meets healthful, regulatory standards, administering the County's Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan and addressing climate change.
Clark County is a dynamic and innovative organization dedicated to providing top-quality service with integrity, respect and accountability. With jurisdiction over the world-famous Las Vegas Strip and covering an area the size of New Jersey, Clark is the nation’s 11th-largest county and provides extensive regional services to 2.3 million citizens and 45.6 million visitors a year (2019). Included are the nation’s 7th-busiest airport, air quality compliance, social services and the state’s largest public hospital, University Medical Center. The County also provides municipal services that are traditionally provided by cities to 1 million residents in the unincorporated area. Those include fire protection, roads and other public works, parks and recreation, and planning and development.