Sister Cities Mayoral Climate Change Panel
On July 23, 2023, the Wilkes Center and the S.J. Quinney College of Law co-hosted a Climate Change Panel discussion between Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall and Mayor Yoshinao Gaun of Matsumoto, Japan. In recognizing the 65th anniversary of successful collaborations between these two sister cities, the two mayors discussed ways the cities can share innovations for mitigating and adapting to global climate change. The discussion was moderated by Professor John Lin, Associate Director of the Wilkes Center.