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More Than 50 Mayors Sign Pact Promising To Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Over 50 mayors from major metropolis metropolises to small towns gathered in Chicago on Wednesday to sign a formal agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in their cities after the Trump administration made it clear they were not prioritizing climate change, according to National Public Radio. The mayors also agreed to meet goals similar to those listed in the Paris climate accord which President Donald Trump announced earlier this year that the US would withdraw from. Former President Barack Obama, who signed the Paris agreement in 2015, appeared on Tuesday to show his support for the mayors and deliver a …read more