Calif. Gov., Bloomberg Launch New Climate Coalition

Law360, Los Angeles (July 13, 2017, 4:37 PM EDT) -- A new coalition of states, cities and businesses led by California Gov. Jerry Brown and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg are banding together to reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions in the wake of the Trump administration’s withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement.

“America’s Pledge” will aggregate climate-related activities and policies in the United States and map out new ways to drive down emissions to keep the U.S. on pace with the goals of the Paris agreement, according to a statement released Wednesday.

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