The state of Virginia and Charlottesville are focusing on ways to become more environmantally friendly. Last week the Virginia Commission on Climate Change announced the finalization of a plan for the state to reduce global warming by 25 percent during the next 12 years.
During the coming week across the nation localities will participate in Local Climate Action Week. The focus will be on persuading the federal government to give money to support local areas efforts to reduce climate change. Read more to learn about the week's events in Charlottesville.