Local Governments Step Up After Trump Left Paris Agreement

Chicago Green Roof
July 24, 2017

Cities around the world, but especially in the US, have banded together to show support for maintaining their commitments to the Paris Agreement. Local governments are making the switch to sustainable infrastructure, such as cool pavements, green roofs, and public transit, in order to ensure the safety and quality of life for residents. Since cities are especially impacted by rising temperatures and climate injustice, taking a stand locally despite the federal government's withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement can prove to be a successful course of action. 

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