Companies announce plans to set more ambitious emissions reduction targets, challenging Governments to match their ambition.
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A new report from the Coalition for Urban Transitions shows that national governments that invest in low-carbon cities can enhance economic prosperity, make cities better places to live and rapidly reduce carbon emissions. The report finds that implementing low-carbon measures in cities would be worth almost US$24 trillion by 2050 and could reduce emissions from cities by 90%.
Statement from Dan Lashof, WRI United States Director, following the Trump Administration's announcement that it will revoke California’s tailpipe waiver under the Clean Air Act.