Elderman Ollogren receives letter of demands

Today, the elderman responsible for economy and harbour, Kajsa Ollongren, accepted a letter calling for a fossil free Amsterdam. A diverse group of Amsterdam citizens, including university professors, entrepreneurs, and celebreties came together in order to urge the municipality of Amsterdam to stop investing in fossil fuels.

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The reaction from Ollongren was postivie: “It is apparent that renewable energy is more future proof, in contrast to fossil fuels. I am going to read the letter with interest and acknowledge what this means for the city.”

Sven Jense, initiator of Amsterdam Fossil Free: “We are happy with this reaction, and look forward to the first concrete steps of the municipality. IN the meantime all Amsterdam citizens can express their support for a fossil free city by signing the petition.”

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