American Association of Retired Persons recommends green living.
In the 21st century, protecting and preserving natural resources doesn’t need to take a backseat to other priorities.
Instead, being mindful of environmental impacts supports a range of goals — from boosting local economies to improving public health.
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Mayors know that expanding and preserving parks and open spaces helps create opportunities for physical activity while protecting important habitats from destruction.
They understand that energy efficiency can minimize pollution from fossil fuels while lowering energy bills for governments and consumers alike.
And they're realizing that a focus on green jobs can put people to work while spurring next-generation innovations.
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