Conference: US mayors may shape national climate policy

Conference: US mayors may shape national climate policy

Conference: US mayors may shape national climate policy

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, a frequent Trump critic, said Friday in Miami Beach that meeting in a coastal city affected by rising sea levels underscores the necessity of a national solution for climate change, even if it takes the collective action of local government. If the 100 percent energy targets were achieved by 2025, the total electric sector carbon pollution reductions would fill anywhere from 87 percent to 110 percent of the remaining reductions the US would need to achieve in order to meet the goals of the Paris agreement.

The 85th Annual Meeting of the US Conference of Mayors, which takes place June 23-26, 2017, will bring together approximately 250 Mayors from across the United States to discuss a wide range of issues.

"Pittsburgh has 13,000 jobs in clean energy". And so we need to speak with one voice, with courage, conviction and honesty.

Steve Benjamin is the Democratic mayor of Columbia, South Carolina.

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A bipartisan group of mayors from across the country unanimously backed an ambitious commitment for USA cities to run entirely on renewable sources such as wind and solar in two decades.

In a joint text distributed to media outlets worldwide and posted online, the C-40 mayors of the world's great cities urged leaders from the Group of 20 on behalf of the hundreds of millions of citizens that we represent to deliver on your commitments to tackle climate change, one of the world's most pressing issues. He added that "we have to deal with this in a comprehensive way and we are not close".

Salt Lake City recently released its Climate Positive 2040 plan which details the specific steps and policies the city will pursue with Rocky Mountain Power to achieve the goal of 100 percent clean, renewable energy by 2032.

"We're already working on renewable energy commitments that we stand by".

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Traditional energy sources still dominate, but the survey noted that more cities could use renewable electricity if their states passed legislation.

Billionaire and former NY mayor Michael Bloomberg also addressed the mayors on Monday, announcing a $200 million initiative for cities to take on projects that address issues from climate change to gun violence and immigration. The award recognizes cities for their energy and climate protection efforts.

In an interview with Denver7 Monday morning, Hancock said Denver has made strides in reducing it greenhouse gas emissions and will continue to work toward its goals.

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