Each week we share the stories that shouldn’t be missed. Local climate leaders, the latest in community climate action, and new climate research are all featured to highlight the good news coming out of cities. These are the top stories of the past week:
On March 9, Michael Bloomberg, Co-Chair of the Global Covenant of Mayors, and Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris, met with French President Francois Hollande to discuss the progress cities are making on climate change. Mr. Bloomberg gave his assurance that American cities, states, and businesses would fulfill the U.S. commitment to the Paris Climate Agreement.
Solar job training programs in Appalachia are helping coal workers transition to new careers. (Yale Climate Connections)