06 Nov '17, 11am

Momentum picks up on Paris Agreement goals

In the face of United States federal inertia regarding the Paris Agreement, a cluster of initiatives driven by corporations and NGOs has sprung up to help maintain forward momentum. These initiatives are drawing together large collaborative networks to set higher goals. For example, only a few days after President Donald Trump’s announcement that the United States was leaving the Paris Agreement, a new organization called We Are Still In was founded by a coalition of over 20 organizations — including Sierra Club, Rocky Mountain Institute, National League of Cities and World Wildlife Fund (WWF). "What we are thinking about being is a platform to bring all of America from different walks of life — different sectors — to say we are backing the Paris Accord," said Marty Spitzer, senior director of climate and renewable energy at WWF. Partners embrace clean energy We Are Still ...

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