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New York Foreign Press Center Briefing with Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Houston, Texas, on June 24, 2022.
Virtual Briefing – City Spotlight: Houston, Texas with Mayor Sylvester Turner and Bob Harvey, President and CEO of the Greater Houston Partnership. Topics: climate action and energy. Mayor Turner is the Chair of Climate Mayors, a coalition of more than 470 U.S. mayors. He is behind Houston’s Climate Action Plan to make the city carbon neutral by 2050.
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