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.
America’s Low Carbon Future: A “Bottom-Up” Opportunity Agenda for Climate Action in the United States
The ten-part Opportunity Agenda covers a wide range of existing policies, programs, and initiatives led by U.S. businesses, cities, colleges & universities, and states regardless of the rhetoric or even the policy decisions emanating from the federal government. In the weeks, months, and years ahead, U.S. nonfederal leaders can do much more to build upon the successes already captured in these ten areas.
New Report: Fulfilling America’s Pledge
As the Global Climate Action Summit begins — where over 4,000 business, city, state and civil society delegates are plotting more ambitious commitments to achieve the goals set by the Paris Agreement — Summit co-chairs Governor Jerry Brown and UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Climate Action Michael Bloomberg unveil a new report demonstrating how cities, states, and businesses can bring the U.S. within striking distance of its 2025 emissions reduction target in the absence of federal leadership.
Join the movement that ensures the United States can, and will, meet its commitment under the Paris Agreement.