FEATURE Report: Cities of all sizes can achieve sustainable energy solutions

Countries are scrambling to develop strategies to fight climate change, as a desire to mitigate its effects intensifies around the world.

The U.S. is one of the biggest nations facing climate disparity right now since the Trump administration chose to pull the country out of the global Paris Agreement last summer. As the federal government's support for climate issues lags, however, U.S. cities have vowed to uphold the charter's principles — and commitment to climate hasn't stopped there.

Some states have banded together to form the U.S. Climate Alliance, nearly 70 mayors have signed the Chicago Climate Charter, and more than 230 U.S. mayors jointly sent a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to oppose its proposed repeal of the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan.

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