US Chicago Climate Charter explained: How cities will meet climate goals

16:40  05 december  2017
16:40  05 december  2017 Source:   USA TODAY

Mayors sign climate charter at summit; Obama to speak

  Mayors sign climate charter at summit; Obama to speak Dozens of mayors from around the world signed a "Chicago Climate Charter" on Tuesday at a summit designed to address concerns following President Donald Trump's rejection of the Paris climate accord.Former President Barack Obama was expected to address the crowd in the afternoon, following sessions on transportation, energy and waste management for mayors from cities including Paris, Mexico City, San Francisco and Phoenix."Climate change can be solved by human action," said Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Obama's former chief of staff. "We lead respectively where there is no consensus or directive out of our national governments.

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Mayors from dozens of cities will sign an agreement Tuesday pledging to take their own steps to meet environmental goals set out in the Paris Agreement, an international accord abandoned by President Trump earlier this year.

USA TODAY obtained a draft of the agreement, called the Chicago Charter, which lays out the framework for the environmental steps the cities will take. Here is some of what the signers of the Chicago Charter are pledging to do:

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  •  Reduce greenhouse gas emissions by an aggregate of at least 26% to 28% below the 2005 level by 2025, meeting the commitment President Obama's administration made for the U.S. when the global deal was negotiated in 2015;
  • Quantify, track and publicly report the progress towards reaching each city's individual commitments;
  • Advocate for “greater local authority” to allow municipal leaders to develop policies and local laws to have a greater impact on climate issues;
  • Include women, racial and ethnic minorities, indigenous people, people with disabilities and other marginalized communities in development of climate policy, and
  • Recognize the fiscal and social costs of carbon, and work toward “a just transition” for those impacted by changing policies.
   

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