Red-State Cities Face Uphill Battle To Keep Paris Pledge
Law360, New York (June 6, 2017, 8:18 PM EDT) -- Scores of U.S. cities say they will honor the goals laid out by the Paris climate agreement despite President Donald Trump's vow to pull out of the deal, but cities in climate-policy-resistant Republican states won't have as much leeway to clamp down on greenhouse gas emissions as their blue-state counterparts, experts say.
As of Tuesday, 257 U.S. mayors had said their cities would “adopt, honor and uphold” the commitments of the Paris agreement, which legally binds 195 developed and developing countries to keeping average global temperature increases well below 2 degrees Celsius above preindustrial levels. That number is poised to drop to...
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