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Climate change is an area where the United States needs to lead, says former Governor of New Mexico and WRI Board member Bill Richardson. Doing so will create a better planet for our children and a more prosperous future for our country.

The United States submitted its proposed climate action plan, known as its “intended nationally determined contribution” (INDC) for inclusion in the global climate agreement to be finalized in Paris this December. The proposal includes a target to cut greenhouse gas emissions between 26 to 28 percent below 2005 levels by 2025.

Following is a statement by Jennifer Morgan, Global Director, Climate Program, WRI:

Mexico issued its official proposed national climate action commitment, known as its “intended nationally determined contribution” (INDC) to the forthcoming global climate agreement. Mexico is the first developing country to submit its INDC to the United Nations. The draft proposal will peak the country’s emissions by 2026 and describes policies it will use to reach its emission reduction goals.

The following is a statement from Jennifer Morgan, Global Director, Climate Program, World Resources Institute:

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