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How to embrace climate change when your President doesn’t

From most of the coverage of the IPCC meeting COP 25 in Spain last week, you might think that the recalcitrance of the largest CO2 emitters, China, India and the US, and the dismal failure to be in a position to make more ambitious plans for emission reductions, sets the process of renewable energy back several years. But one presentation, from America’s Pledge, a two-year-old coalition of US states, cities, businesses and other organizations, led by Presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg and former Governor of California, Edmund Brown, showed how a society which has a climate change denier in leadership, can make progress towards the IPCC Paris Agreement targets. The report entitled, “Accelerating America’s Pledge: Going All-In to Build a Prosperous,…

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