This Yale Climate Connections article discusses how ambitious cities are cutting carbon pollution. Cities around the world are taking climate action, but some are making especially ambitious commitments.
Partin: “When you look at what it takes to get to an 80 to 100 percent greenhouse gas reduction target, it’s a radical transformation in the way that we’re doing things in cities now.”
Johanna Partin is director of the Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance, which helps what she calls “climate vanguards” connect with their peers.
Partin: “As they work to achieve these very ambitious greenhouse gas reduction targets, they’ve seen that some of their initiatives have been game-changing.”