Mercury News: Cupertino climate summit tackles environmental issues

Students and community members who attended the recent Silicon Valley Climate Summit at Cupertino’s De Anza College came away with information about issues ranging from plant-based diets to clean energy to a circular economy.

Besides professionals in the environmental space, the July 27 summit also drew politicians such as State Assemblymember Ash Kalra and former Cupertino mayor Rod Sinks, now a Fremont Union High School District trustee. Also among the guest speakers was State Sen. Dave Cortese, whose office co-hosted the event along with Silicon Valley Youth Climate Action (SVYCA), De Anza College VIDA and the Fremont Union High School District.

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