New governors plan aggressive climate steps

by Reid Wilson, The Hill

New and recently reelected Democratic governors plan a series of aggressive steps to address climate change and bolster renewable energy industries in their states.

The new climate plans come amid federal and international reports that show significant and immediate threats to the environment and the global economy as carbon emissions rise and temperatures spike faster than anticipated.

At the same time, President Trump has said he will pull the United States out of the Paris climate accords, rolled back several anti-pollution regulations imposed by the Obama administration and pledged to revitalize the struggling American coal industry.

Read more: https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/420276-new-governors-plan-aggressive-climate-steps

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