America's local & state leaders are working to shift the power sector to a cleaner future. Windmills in Boston Harbor provide enough energy to power 700 homes annually.
Mayors are cutting carbon pollution and commute times via public transit options. In Portland, Oregon, residents can choose to travel by bike, aerial tram or streetcar.
By connecting communities to businesses, schools and retail, cities taking climate action by building bike networks to create dynamic neighborhoods.
Innovative cities and businesses are partnering to eliminate the need to send waste to landfill. San Francisco diverts over 80% of waste from landfill.
More than 300 colleges & universities are playing a critical role in reducing campus carbon pollution and contributing to evidence-based scientific research on climate change.

Across America, states, cities, businesses, universities, and citizens are taking action to fight climate change, grow the economy, and protect public health. America’s Pledge brings together private and public sector leaders to ensure the United States remains a global leader in reducing emissions and delivers the country’s ambitious climate goals of the Paris Agreement.

COP23

At the U.S. Climate Action Pavilion at COP23, America’s Pledge co-chairs Michael Bloomberg and California Governor Jerry Brown will release a new report, “America’s Pledge Phase 1: States, Cities, and Businesses in the United States Are Stepping Up on Climate Action,” and present it to UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa.

When: Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
Where: U.S. Climate Action Pavilion at COP23
For more details and information on how to register for the event, click here.

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The America’s Pledge report is the first communication to the international community specifically addressing the scope and scale of non-federal climate action in the United States following the Trump administration’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement. It captures and quantifies the outpouring of public support for the agreement since the withdrawal announcement, finding that cities, states and businesses representing more than half the U.S. economy and population have declared their support for the Paris Agreement, including more than 2,300 signatories to the “We Are Still In” declaration.

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