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New American Road Trip Rolls into St. Louis

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The New American Road Trip, an electric-vehicle car tour across America, is aimed at highlighting the stories of people and emerging technologies from America's heartland that are helping ensure our nation's clean energy future.

The tour will roll into St. Louis on September 21 at 4:30PM at Cortex Commons. As part of the tour, “The New American Road Trip” will award $10,000 to local innovators who are addressing climate change in the St. Louis community. For more information visit instagram.com/newamericanroadtrip, the submission period is between 9/5 - 9/12. This event is free and open to public.

The tour begins on September 14 at the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco, where summit co-chairs California Governor Jerry Brown, UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Climate Action Michael R. Bloomberg, Mahindra Group CEO Anand Mahindra, UN Secretary-General’s Youth Special Envoy Jayathma Wickramanayake and UN Climate Change Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa will present a call to action signed by city and state officials, and business leaders declaring their commitment to climate action and encouraging more ambitious steps from national and international leaders.

As soon as the ink is dry, the New American Road Trip team will transport the call to action to New York on a cross country electric car road trip, gathering inspiring stories and support from people in cities like Las Vegas, Boulder, St. Louis and Pittsburgh along the way.

Please join us in St. Louis at Cortex Commons at 4:30 PM on the 21st to celebrate the incredible and innovative climate work happening in the St. Louis community. This event will feature an engaging speaking program with Mayor Krewson and others, celebrities and local music and food trucks, and electric vehicle "Ride & Drives" for everyone to enjoy.

St. Louis, MO 9/21 (4:30 PM - 7 PM)
Cortex Commons, at S. Boyle Ave and Duncan Ave
Guest Speakers Include:
St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson -- Helen Clarkson, CEO The Climate Group -- Angie Slaughter, VP of Sustainability, Anheuser Busch

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