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What is your top environmental concern and how would you address it?

Amit Motwani

City Council, District 3

Carbon emissions and greenhouse gases continue to rise at an alarming rate, and the negative effects of climate change disproportionately affect our most vulnerable. 17 of the 18 hottest years on record have occurred since 2001 including that last hour hottest years ever.  As a council member/board member of Austin Energy, I’ll push to add “teeth” or milestones and project plan to Austin’s commitment to 100% renewable energy by 2030. I’ll also push for policy avenues to include aggressive incentives for residents’ adoption of electric vehicles, coupled with cont’d improvements on mass transit