Response: As the U.S. Pursues Paris Agreement Withdrawal, Hundreds of U.S. Communities Stand Firm on Climate Action
Today, the United States formally withdrew the country from the Paris Agreement. Ratified three years ago by 187 nations, including the U.S., this international climate agreement is essential to ensuring a safe, just, and livable future for all Americans and for people and nature across the planet. The administration’s decision to withdrawal does not represent […]
ICLEI USA mayors and council members comprise the U.S. delegation to the COP21 events in Paris The national government of the United States has walked away from international climate action by announcing its intention to withdraw from the Paris Agreement — ICLEI and its members have not. Since the early 1990’s – long before President […]
In a fact sheet released today by the White House, President Obama challenged all Mayors to publicly commit to a climate action plan ahead of the Paris UN meeting, and has set a goal of having at least 100 US cities that have signed onto the Compact of Mayors by the end of November.