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Whatcom’s new climate manager will tackle electrification, carbon storage

Climate mitigation role 'vital' for county's future

Whatcom's new climate action manager, Lauren Clemens, stands outside Whatcom's town hall.
Whatcom's new climate action manager, Lauren Clemens, started her new role on Feb. 13. The position is brand-new, but was deemed necessary in the county's 2021 Climate Action Plan to combat the effects of climate change in the region. (Trenton Almgren-Davis/Cascadia Daily News)
By Julia Lerner Staff Reporter
After years of extreme heat, devastating floods and fears of encroaching wildfires, Whatcom County h
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