Aspen mayor heading to Paris for global climate talks

Nov 17, 2015

Aspen mayor Steve Skadron was invited by the mayor of Paris to a meeting of global mayors. It's being held at the same time as the UN negotiations around global warming.
Credit Marci Krivonen/Aspen Public Radio News

Aspen mayor Steve Skadron is heading to Paris early next month (Dec.) for the United Nations Climate Change Conference. The mayor of Paris invited Skadron to be part of a group of local leaders who pledged to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in their cities. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen caught up with Skadron who says he’s excited to be part of such a critical event.

Steve Skadron is mayor of Aspen. In early December he’ll head to Paris for the world climate talks. The city is paying for the trip, estimated to be about $2000.