As U.S. Re-Enters Paris, Local Officials Vow To ‘Move Faster’ On Climate

February 19, 2021
States, cities and other non-federal groups that sought to counter the Trump administration’s rejection of the Paris climate agreement are now pledging to accelerate their climate policy efforts alongside the federal government as the Biden administration’s move to re-join the Paris deal formally takes effect. But the new administration faces a challenge as officials scramble to develop a new national greenhouse gas target ahead of a self-imposed April deadline , and many observers say the goals must be both “ambitious...

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