San Francisco leads the battle against climate change

Emma Rosenbaum, Reporter

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San Francisco Leads the Battle Against Climate Change

Guilt. Feelings of obligation. Perhaps an eye roll. These are some reactions to seeing a blue recycling bin in public. Convenience is everything, right? A person can easily throw away a plastic bottle in the trash can that will always be within 10 feet of them. If one’s city is not very environmentally conscious, those blue bins are less common and more inconvenient.

But San Francisco is one step ahead of other cities.

The citywide effort, in a combination of individual motivation and laws, appears to be world changing. Even though San Francisco’s consensus across communities lead the city very far, the divide with the rest of the world prevails.

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