CONCORD — More cities in New Hampshire are joining the effort to combat climate change, following the lead of Nashua’s Mayor Jim Donchess in signing up to be part of the Climate Mayors initiative.
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Bloomberg CityLab: Can Cities Actually Meet the Paris Commitments on Their Own?
Think of the Paris climate accord as a delicate scale. Every nation works to meet carefully co-determined carbon cuts, holding one another accountable towards the utterly un-simple goal of limiting catastrophic global warming. By withdrawing the U.S., President Trump has lifted a critical weight from one end of this scale. How and whether it can right itself is an open question.
Washington Post: D.C. and Virginia, bucking Trump, pledge to honor Paris climate pact
The District and Virginia have joined a growing number of cities and states whose leaders are vowing to uphold the goals of the Paris climate agreement, despite President Trump’s announcement last week that the United States will withdraw from the accord.
Los Angeles Times: A California-led alliance of cities and states vows to keep the Paris climate accord intact
Reporting from Washington —
President Trump may be quitting the Paris accord on climate change — but forcing the rest of the nation to go along with him is proving more of a challenge.
Tennessean: Tennessee mayors support Paris accord, despite Trump decision
The mayors of Tennessee’s four largest cities aren’t giving up the fight to combat climate change, even after President Donald Trump announced that the U.S. would pull out of the Paris climate agreement.
WBIR: Rogero joins ‘Climate Mayors’ still supporting Paris agreement
Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero is among dozens of mayors across the country committing to upholding the Paris Climate Accord despite President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the agreement.
Evanston Now: Hagerty snubs Trump’s climate move
Despite President Donald Trump’s rejection yesterday of the Paris climate accord, Evanston Mayor Steve Hagerty declared that the city will not renege on its pledge.
KUTV: Salt Lake City Mayor commits to uphold climate agreement
(KUTV) Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski announced Salt Lake City’s continuing commitment to uphold the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement after Trump’s withdrawal.
Bloomberg: Cities Shop for $10 Billion of Electric Cars to Defy Trump
Dozens of U.S. cities are willing to buy $10 billion of electric cars and trucks to show skeptical automakers there’s demand for low-emission vehicles, just as President Donald Trump seeks to review pollution standards the industry opposes.