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Can #Public #Transportation Save the World from #Climate #Change?

Can #Public #Transportation Save the World from #Climate #Change?

Building on the We Are Still In momentum, the America’s Pledge initiative will compile the announced commitments of all non-federal governments and organizations (known as “non-Party actors” by the United Nations Climate Convention), which will be summarized in a report that will track progress toward meeting the U.S. goals articulated in December 2015, how close the U.S. is coming to the nation’s original Paris agreement commitments, and what will recommend what else needs to be done — presumably without the federal government. “In the U.S., emission levels are determined far more by cities, states, and businesses than they are by our federal government — and each of these groups is taking action because it’s in their own best interest,” said Bloomberg in making the America’s Pledge announcement. Bloomberg has also been appointed the United Nations Secretary General’s Spe...

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