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Posted on: February 13, 2020

Climate Change Mayor’s Winter State of the City

Dubuque Mayor Roy D. Buol’s Winter 2020 “State of the City” focuses on the importance of preparing for and responding to climate change.

Citing information from NOAA, NASA, and others, Buol’s message includes examples of how climate change is already impacting Dubuque and the Midwest as well as predictions for the future. 

“While we find ourselves in a time where our nation is divided on many significant issues,  there is one issue for which we can take personal action and corporate social responsibility within our own communities and cities: continuing and enhancing our efforts and partnerships to prepare for and respond to climate change,” said Buol.

The text version Buol’s quarterly State of the City appears in the March/April issue of City News, Dubuque’s utility bill newsletter. A video version is airing on CityChannel Dubuque (on Mediacom channels 8 and 117.2 and online at and will be shared on the City of Dubuque’s Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn channels. Both the text version and video version are available at  

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