Boris Palmer

Mayor of Tübingen

Tübingen, DE

In 2007, Boris Palmer was elected mayor of Tübingen, Germany. He has made environment a priority during his time as mayor. Palmer started a local campaign to reduce CO2 emissions in Tübingen by 70% by 2020. He encourages the use of alternative energy sources like solar panels and promotes the use of public transportation. Every Saturday, buses provide free transportation to the public. From 2001-2007, he was a member of the State Parliament in Stuttgart. 
A member of the Green Party, he was the spokesman for environmental and transportation issues. Palmer graduated from the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen with a degree in mathematics and history in 1999. 

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