PRESS RELEASE | Contact GAELLE GOURMELON | For release: Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Through bold climate commitments, 228 cities around the world are taking the lead on climate action

Washington, DC— Over 200 cities have set greenhouse gas reduction goals or targets. Action in these cities, which represent a combined population of 439 million people, could propel countries to meet their Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs)—the national greenhouse gas reduction pledges embodied in the Paris Agreement. According to Can a City Be Sustainable?, the latest edition of the annual State of the World series from the Worldwatch Institute, cities and their inhabitants are playing a lead role in achieving global climate action goals (…

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