KY Joins Climate Registry

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky has joined the Climate Registry, a non-profit organization that addresses climate change and global warming. The Los Angeles-based registry emphasizes voluntary state action to increase energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gases. Governor Steve Beshear says Kentucky will work with other states to develop a reporting system for emissions, enhancing the state's ability to respond to future federal regulations. Energy and Environment Cabinet Secretary Lens Peters will represent the Commonwealth on the registry's board of directors.