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Meeting Name: Environment and Sustainability Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/22/2021 9:30 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Virtual Meeting
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21-0337 1  Committee MinutesCOMMITTEE MINUTES Approval of the minutes from the meeting of 2/17/2021   Not available Not available
21-0266 1 PROPOSED RESOLUTIONResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION ADOPTION OF THE CLEAN ENERGY FRAMEWORK WHEREAS, over one hundred years ago, visionary leaders had the foresight to create the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) with the mission “to acquire, restore and manage lands for the purpose of protecting and preserving public open space”; and WHEREAS, Illinois has experienced a one-degree Fahrenheit increase in average annual temperature since the beginning of the 21st Century; and WHEREAS, recent climate projections published by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and other scientific organizations, predict that if global emissions of greenhouse gases continue to rise, historically unprecedented warming is anticipated in the Midwest region in the next few decades; and WHEREAS, along with a projected rise in annual temperatures, studies also project that the Midwest region likely will experience increased events of extreme precipitation during winter and spring, and intense summer droughts, stronger storms, more street and basement flooding and combined sewer ov   Not available Not available